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Table 2 Rotated factor loading matrix for the four dietary patterns

From: Association of the dietary patterns with the risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease among Iranian population: a case-control study

Food groups Dietary patterns
Ordinary Fast food type Traditional Vegetables and Dairy
Sweets 0.72
Oils 0.65
Fruits 0.63 −0.33
White meats 0.59
Refined Grains 0.57
Tea and Coffee 0.48 0.32
Salt 0.47 0.31
Biscuits 0.39 0.37
Sauces 0.76
Pickles 0.62
Fast foods 0.60
Soft drinks 0.57
Snacks 0.39 0.56
Condiments 0.79
Red & organ Meats 0.36 0.49
Vegetables 0.67
Whole grains 0.60
Legume and Nuts 0.58
Dairy products 0.34 0.47
Total variance explained 16.35 12.57 8.73 8.67
  1. Values less than |0.3| were excluded. Bartlett’s test of sphericity:964, significance < 0.001; Kaiser–Meyer–Olkin test = 0.74