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Table 2 Factor loadings for dietary patterns among infants aged 6 to 23 months in central-south China

From: Associations between dietary patterns and anaemia in 6- to 23-month-old infants in central South China

Food Diversified pattern Traditional pattern Breast milk pattern Multi-nutrient powders pattern
Breast milk    0.712  
Powered formulas    −0.687 0.312
Milk powder and fresh milk   −0.431 −0.375  
Water and soup   0.551   
Sugar water and drink     0.356
Cereals   0.567   −0.330
Tubers 0.703    
Dark leaf vegetables and fruits 0.546    −0.344
Other vegetables and fruits   0.493   
Meat 0.440 0.470   
Egg 0.369    
Dairy products 0.696    
Bean and bean Products 0.658    
Nut 0.642    
Multi-nutrient powders   0.389   0.593