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Table 2 Output from linear PLS analysis for men and women with one and two components with scaled variables for Age, Period and Cohort 1

From: Age-period-cohort analysis for trends in body mass index in Ireland

Variables Males Females
  1-Component 2-Component 1-Component 2-Component
  Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI
Age 0.029 (0.026, 0.033) 0.030 (0.027, 0.034) 0.029 (0.025, 0.033) 0.0293 (0.025, 0.033)
Period 0.039 (0.026, 0.051) 0.079 (0.055, 0.098) 0.055 (0.039, 0.070) 0.1023 (0.078, 0.126)
Cohort −0.026 (−0.030, -0.024) −0.024 (−0.028, -0.022) −0.025 (−0.029, -0.022) −0.0224 (−0.026, -0.019)
R2 4.91% 5.08% 3.36% 3.54%
  1. 1 Explicitly, the components are w1 = 0.029*Age + 0.039*Period-0.026*Cohort and w2 = 0.001*Age + 0.04*Period + 0.002*Cohort for men and w1 = 0.029*Age + 0.055*Period-0.025*Cohort and w2 = 0.0003*Age + 0.0473*Period + 0.002*Cohort for women.