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Table 3 Results from factor analysis showing highest factor loading and uniqueness per variable a

From: Risk equations for the development of worsened glucose status and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a Swedish intervention program

Variable Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4 Factor 5 Uniqueness
Sex b -0.75      0.35
Age b   0.70     0.38
Education cd    0.49    0.56
Marital Status cd     0.38   0.67
Perceived Health b     0.74   0.43
Triglyceride cd   0.37     0.59
Blood Pressure d   0.67     0.52
BMI c   0.48     0.46
Smoking b    0.79    0.37
Physical Activity cd      0.53 0.56
Snus d 0.67      0.52
Risk of Harmful Alcohol Consumption e 0.57      0.46
5 a day bcdf      0.54 0.56
Family history cd     0.25   0.82
  1. aNumbers in bold signify the highest factor loading of each factor.
  2. bHighest factor loading of factor.
  3. cVariable with factor loadings below ±0.55. Variable will be kept in the model.
  4. dVariable with uniqueness above 0.5. Variable will be kept in the model.
  5. eVariable removed.
  6. f5 a day = consumption of at least five portions of fruits and vegetables a day.