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Table 4 Participant characteristics and health behaviours of men and women according to tertiles of principal component analysisa

From: A comparison of the dietary patterns derived by principal component analysis and cluster analysis in older Australians

  1. aAll tests are Chi square analysis *P < 0.05 **P < 0.001
  2. bMale factors; factor 1: vegetable dishes, fruit, fish and poultry; factor 2: spreads, biscuits, cakes and confectionery; factor 3: red meat, processed meat, white-bread and hot chips; factor 4: vegetables
  3. cFemale factors; factor 1: fruit vegetables and fish. factor 2: processed meat, hot chips cakes and confectionery