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Table 3 Factor loadings resulting from factor analysis of classic diabetes risk factors.

From: Association of liver enzymes with incident type 2 diabetes: A nested case control study in an Iranian population

  Factors
  Anthropometric Blood pressure Metabolic
Systolic blood pressure 0.24 0.83 0.11
Diastolic blood pressure 0.18 0.85 0.06
Body mass index 0.69 0.37 0.15
Waist circumference 0.93 0.22 0.17
Waist-to-hip ratio 0.81 -0.00 0.17
Fasting glucose 0.23 0.15 0.60
2-hours glucose 0.00 0.42 0.48
Log triglycerides 0.12 0.22 0.66
HDL-cholesterol -0.17 0.32 -0.73
Cumulative % of total variance 28.3 52.1 71.0
  1. All of the hepatic markers as well as fasting insulin, Triglycerides and C-reactive protein were log transformed before analysis. *Correlation was significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed). **Correlation was significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).