Table 4

Spearman correlations of the mean factor scores for regional dietary patterns with nutrients and food groups, India Health Study

Delhi

Trivandrum

Mumbai

Factor 1

Factor 2

Factor 1

Factor 2

Factor 1

Factor 2

fruit - dairy

vegetables - pulses

pulses - rice

sweets - snacks

fruit - vegetables

snacks - meat


Nutrient intake

protein,% TEI

NS

-0.24

NS

-0.19

-0.11

0.25

carbohydrate,% TEI

0.18

-0.13

-0.25

-0.31

NS

NS

fat,% TEI

-0.18

0.22

0.32

0.48

NS

-0.16

cholesterol, mg

0.24

0.14

-0.19

0.38

0.24

0.57

calcium, mg

0.23

0.09

-0.26

0.34

0.61

0.18

iron, mg

-0.24

0.17

-0.60

0.20

0.55

0.25

retinol equivalents, mcg

-0.08

0.46

-0.28

0.37

0.35

NS

Food group, frequency

total rice

NS

-0.23

NS

-0.07

0.34

NS

total wheat

-0.08

0.18

-0.12

0.42

0.21

0.20

total vegetables

0.08

0.46

0.08

0.52

0.72

-0.15

total potatoes

0.09

0.08

-0.10

0.10

0.35

NS

total pulses

-0.53

0.32

0.26

0.23

0.35

0.20

total fruit

0.55

0.22

-0.16

0.43

0.72

0.12

total dairy

0.51

-0.09

0.10

0.34

0.51

0.16

total fish

-0.19

-0.21

-0.43

-0.07

0.17

0.32

total meat

0.12

-0.21

-0.20

0.32

0.10

0.46

total sweets

-0.09

-0.10

-0.19

0.50

0.39

0.32


N = 824; 2,247; 743 in Delhi, Trivandrum, and Mumbai, respectively

Abbreviations: TEI, total energy intake; NS, not statistically significant

not including potatoes

All P < 0.01 unless otherwise specified as not significant (NS) for multiple comparisons

Daniel et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:12   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-12

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