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Table 3 Results of principal component analysis

From: Analysis of the association between areal socioeconomic deprivation levels and viral hepatitis B and C infections in Japanese municipalities

Socioeconomic characteristics Variable loadings
PC 1 PC 2 PC 3 PC 4
Proportion of fatherless households  − 0.570 0.657  − 0.084 0.214
Proportion of divorced persons  − 0.256 0.846 0.160 0.206
Proportion of persons with low educational level 0.780 0.397 0.097 0.212
Proportion of labourers 0.473 0.433 0.623  − 0.398
Proportion of unemployed persons  − 0.379 0.609  − 0.387  − 0.535
Taxable income per capita  − 0.609  − 0.615 0.307  − 0.145
Proportion of households living in rental housing  − 0.800 0.085 0.423 0.118
Eigenvalue 1.542 1.500 0.924 0.783
Proportion of variance explained 0.339 0.321 0.122 0.088
Cumulative proportion of variance explained 0.339 0.661 0.783 0.870
  1. PC Principal component