Table 5

Pearson correlation coefficients between exploratory and confirmatory dietary patterns in 1985 and 1990 in the Zutphen Elderly Study (N = 467)
Dietary patterns Exploratory* 1990 Confirmatory+ 1990 (diet (D) 1990, loading (L) 1985) Confirmatory 1985 (D: 1985, L: 1990)
Exploratory 1985 Pattern 1 Low in cereal fibre Pattern 2 alcohol Pattern 3 inconsistent Pattern 1 Low in cereal fibre Pattern 1 Low in cereal fibre
Pattern 1 0.47 0.31 0.05 0.60 0.73
Pattern 2 -0.22 0.34 0.35 0.11 -0.41
Pattern 3 0.08 0.16 -0.04 0.05 0.20
Confirmatory+ 1985 (D: 1985, L: 1990) 0.55 0.06 -0.09 0.43 1.00

Confirmatory 1990

(D: 1990, L: 1985)

0.71 0.40 0.24 1.00 0.43

*See footnote *Table 4.

+See footnote +Table 4.

Significant at p < 0.0001.

Jankovic et al.

Jankovic et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:30   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-30

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