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Table 5 aDietary patterns of Mexican health students and professionals (n = 319)

From: Unhealthy dietary patterns among healthcare professionals and students in Mexico

Food groups Traditional Westernized Healthy Animal protein and
Alcoholic beverages
Bakery products and cookies 0.637 - 0.160 0.204
Sugars 0.594 0.088 0.184
Refined cereals 0.537 0.109 0.357
Fast food 0.483 0.046 0.416
Tubers 0.470 0.284 0.060
Legumes 0.446 0.100 - 0.185
Autochthonous cereals 0.413 0.047 - 0.057
Sweetened drinks 0.409 0.002 0.144
Animal fats 0.387 0.138 0.075
Milk 0.349 - 0.031 0.001
Vegetables 0.189 0.752 - 0.161
Fruits 0.203 0.660 - 0.154
Whole grains 0.147 0.511 - 0.088
Water - 0.254 0.438 0.000
Nuts - 0.123 0.433 0.098
White meat - 0.146 0.406 0.345
Fish and seafood - 0.023 0.344 0.335
Cheese 0.141 0.326 0.131
Vegetable fats 0.205 0.310 - 0.018
Natural fruit juices 0.051 0.227 0.186
Red meat 0.130 - 0.084 0.631
Eggs - 0.006 0.007 0.590
Processed meats 0.230 0.121 0.562
Alcoholic beverages - 0.011 - 0.049 0.534
Industrial sauces 0.236 0.015 0.338
Variance (%) 14.18 8.78 6.32
  1. aDietary patterns were generated using principal component analyses
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