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Table 2 Factor-loading matrix for major dietary patterns identified by principal component analysis a

From: Dietary patterns are associated with obesity in Japanese patients with schizophrenia

  Healthy dietary pattern Processed food pattern Alcohol and accompanying dietary pattern
Reduced fat milk and yogurt 0.197 - -
Milk and yogurt - 0.241 −0.169
Chicken - 0.164 -
Ham/sausage/bacon - 0.332 -
Liver - 0.280 0.285
Squid/octopus/shrimp/shellfish - 0.272 -
Small fish with bones 0.274 - -
Canned tuna - 0.267 -
Dried fish/salted fish - 0.174 -
Oily fish 0.209 0.154 -
Lean fish 0.168 - -
Tofu/atsuageb 0.399 0.157 -
Nattoc 0.369 - -
Potatoes 0.285 0.153 -
Pickled green leafy vegetables 0.484 - -
Other pickled vegetables 0.238 - 0.164
Lettuces/cabbage (raw) 0.751 - -
Green leafy vegetables 0.778 −0.207 -
Cabbage/Chinese cabbage 0.626 - -
Carrots/pumpkin 0.610 - -
Japanese radish/turnip 0.574 - 0.256
Other root vegetables 0.618 0.179 -
Tomatoes 0.510 −0.249 −0.210
Mushrooms 0.664 −0.150 -
Seaweeds 0.650 −0.269 -
Western-type confectioneries - 0.323 −0.480
Japanese-type confectioneries - 0.255 −0.404
Rice crackers/rice cake/okonomiyaki - 0.236 −0.331
Ice cream −0.158 - −0.174
Citrus fruit 0.177 0.327 −0.189
Persimmons/strawberries/kiwifruit 0.344 0.281 -
Other fruit 0.166 0.276 −0.251
Mayonnaise 0.413 - -
Bread - 0.238 −0.307
Buckwheat noodles - 0.254 0.278
Japanese wheat noodles 0.179 0.347 0.408
Chinese noodles −0.177 0.178 0.362
Pasta - 0.221 0.318
Green tea 0.193 - -
Black tea/oolong tea - 0.225 0.156
Cola drink/soft drink −0.271 - -
100% fruit and vegetable juice - 0.171 -
Rice −0.195 −0.762 -
Miso soup - −0.340 -
Sake - - 0.270
Beer - - 0.460
Shochu - - 0.408
Whisky - - 0.356
Wine - 0.150 0.321
  1. aFactor loading less than ± 0.15 represented by a dash for simplicity. Omitted in the table were food items with factor loadings less than ± 0.15 for all dietary patterns (Pork/beef, Egg, and Coffee).
  2. bDeep-fried tofu.
  3. cFermented soybeans.