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Table 2 Loading factor for foods and food groups based on major dietary patterns derived from principal component analysisa

From: The association between major dietary patterns and severe mental disorders symptoms among a large sample of adults living in central Iran: Baseline data of YaHS-TAMYZ cohort study

  Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4
Sweets and desserts 0.672 - - -
Nuts 0.604 - - -
Soft drink 0.585 - - -
Snacks 0.532 - - -
Broth 0.531 - - -
Condiment 0.512 - - -
Sugars 0.489 - - -
Mayonnaise 0.444 - - -
Processed meats - 0.579 - -
Fish - 0.520 - -
Organ meats - 0.505 - -
Yoghurt drink - - - -
Dried fruits - - 0.604 -
Canned fruits - - 0.580 -
Fruit juice - - 0.491 -
Olive - - 0.376 -
Tomatoes - - - 0.648
Green leafy vegetables - - - 0.486
Other vegetables - - - 0.456
Fruits - - 0.30 0.364
Potatoes - - - -
French fries - - - -
Red meats - - - 0.425
Refines grain - - - -
Vegetable oils - - - -
Low-fat dairy products - - - -
Salt - - - -
Eggs - - - -
Cruciferous vegetables - - - -
Poultry - - - -
Butter - - - -
Margarine - - - -
Pickles - - - -
Tea - - - -
Legumes - - - -
Coffee - - - -
Hydrogenated fats - - 0.314 -
High-fat dairy products - - - -
Whole grain - - - -
Yellow vegetables - - - -
Total variation explained 6.87 4.12 3.86 3.78
  1. aLoading factors lower than 0.3 are not shown for better interpretation of major dietary patterns