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Table 1 Dietary pattern loadings from factor analysis (Restricted and Unrestricted food choice) of dietary consumption

From: The spatial distribution of esophageal and gastric cancer in Caspian region of Iran: An ecological analysis of diet and socio-economic influences

  Rotated Component Matrix*  
Items Components  
  Unrestricted food choice Restricted food choice
Fresh and frozen fish .848 -
Total fruit .748 -.120
Sweets -.261 .215
Poultry .444 -
Red meat, liver .230 .180
Salted/preserved food - .631
Potatoes: baked, boiled - .561
Canned fish - .516
Regular fibre .112 -.254
Eggs - .279
White bread, rice, pasta . 241 .653
Total vegetables .427 -
Soft drinks - -
French fries .183 -
Dairy - .212
Nuts - -.179
Pickles - .113
  1. * Loadings less than 0.10 in absolute value are not displayed