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Table 7 Loadings of the Original Risk Factors in the Latent Factors by Network, Ethnicity (Varimax Rotation)

From: An evaluation of the metabolic syndrome in a large multi-ethnic study: the Family Blood Pressure Program

Rotation "Varimax" GENOA
  African Americans Whites Hispanics
Factors / Variables Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4 Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4 Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4
BMI 0.99 0.02 0.14 0.07 0.97 0.11 0.14 0.12 0.99 0.05 -0.01 0.04
WAIST 0.83 0.03 0.19 0.43 0.83 0.10 0.46 0.15 0.82 0.07 0.01 0.44
WHR 0.28 0.06 0.22 0.93 0.38 0.06 0.85 0.15 0.29 0.08 -0.11 0.88
INS 0.38 0.01 0.53 0.10 0.51 0.03 0.18 0.44 0.39 0.04 0.15 0.12
GLUC -0.21 -0.07 -0.38 -0.12 -0.28 -0.01 -0.09 -0.30 -0.14 -0.14 -0.18 -0.15
LDL 0.00 0.03 0.20 0.01 -0.03 0.04 -0.01 0.19 -0.03 0.04 0.20 0.01
HDL -0.10 0.05 -0.54 -0.06 -0.20 0.05 -0.12 -0.58 -0.17 0.06 -0.31 -0.10
TG 0.04 0.01 0.56 0.08 0.20 0.10 0.07 0.52 0.13 0.07 0.91 -0.01
SBP 0.10 0.99 0.07 0.04 0.16 0.68 0.03 0.09 0.11 0.94 0.07 0.07
DBP -0.04 0.75 0.02 0.02 -0.05 0.99 0.04 0.05 -0.01 0.76 0.04 0.04
SS Loadings 1.95 1.57 1.18 1.10 2.22 1.50 1.02 0.99 1.99 1.51 1.05 1.03
Cumulative Variance (%) 19.5 35.1 47 57.9 22.2 37.2 47.4 57.3 19.9 35.1 45.5 55.8
Rotation "Varimax" HyperGEN     
  African Americans Whites     
Factors/Variables Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4 Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4     
BMI 0.97 0.04 0.24 0.09 0.95 0.06 0.17 0.14     
WAIST 0.83 0.03 0.25 0.44 0.83 0.02 0.15 0.51     
WHR 0.32 0.05 0.31 0.81 0.32 0.05 0.21 0.75     
INS 0.35 -0.02 0.56 0.17 0.42 0.11 0.47 0.15     
GLUC -0.15 -0.02 -0.45 -0.13 -0.25 -0.07 -0.27 -0.13     
LDL 0.07 0.00 0.21 0.01 0.03 0.06 0.02 0.06     
HDL -0.06 0.07 -0.06 -0.08 -0.08 0.05 -0.68 -0.05     
TG 0.02 0.02 0.64 0.12 0.09 0.07 0.61 0.13     
SBP 0.13 0.99 0.03 0.02 0.11 0.85 0.06 0.04     
DBP -0.06 0.76 -0.06 0.02 -0.04 0.80 -0.02 0.05     
SS Loadings 1.90 1.56 1.54 0.93 1.97 1.40 1.23 0.90     
Cumulative Variance (%) 19.0 34.6 50.1 59.3 19.7 33.7 45.9 54.9     
Rotation "Varimax" SAPPHIRe     
  Chinese Japanese     
Factors / Variables Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4 Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3 Factor 4     
BMI 0.48 0.48 0.08 0.58 0.94 0.06 0.25 0.24     
WAIST 0.80 0.38 0.08 0.35 0.66 -0.01 0.17 0.73     
WHR 0.93 0.18 0.11 -0.29 0.12 0.00 0.13 0.71     
INS 0.25 0.69 0.01 0.15 0.49 0.11 0.48 0.25     
GLUC -0.07 -0.47 0.00 0.00 -0.20 0.03 -0.47 -0.08     
LDL -0.01 -0.01 0.02 0.07 0.09 0.10 0.09 0.13     
HDL -0.08 -0.46 0.01 0.03 -0.10 -0.09 -0.65 -0.09     
TG 0.12 0.60 0.12 -0.07 0.05 0.12 0.54 0.10     
SBP 0.09 0.03 0.90 0.11 0.10 0.70 0.16 0.01     
DBP 0.05 0.05 0.92 0.10 -0.05 0.99 0.00 0.04     
SS Loadings 1.85 1.68 1.68 0.60 1.64 1.53 1.32 1.20     
Cumulative Variance (%) 18.5 35.3 52.0 58.0 16.4 31.6 44.8 56.8     
  1. †The loadings > = 0.40 are in bold.