Table 3—

Factors and loadings of different variables (factor analysis) in elderly diabetic men and women

Men
Women
Factor 1Factor 2Factor 3Factor 4Factor 1Factor 2Factor 3Factor 4
Age0.234−0.0020.5870.063−0.392−0.044−0.0530.456
Previous MI0.156−0.000−0.396−0.105−0.2290.1290.0990.081
LVH on ECG−0.1060.0240.458−0.065−0.0590.0000.1620.613
Current smoker−0.117−0.172−0.0640.5530.149−0.0860.434−0.255
Alcohol consumption−0.058−0.116−0.0260.747−0.150−0.3260.0280.459
WHR0.6500.217−0.1170.2760.204−0.0210.4590.016
BMI0.7960.020−0.2630.059−0.1100.2490.676−0.098
Systolic blood pressure0.008−0.0970.699−0.1340.0650.153−0.2040.519
Total cholesterol0.0740.2020.3670.4500.0780.260−0.6160.028
HDL cholesterol−0.6410.098−0.0540.478−0.025−0.777−0.275−0.051
Triglycerides (log)0.7210.2530.312−0.0150.1080.864−0.133−0.080
Fasting glucose−0.0340.906−0.013−0.0400.8670.0530.1470.177
Fasting insulin (log)0.606−0.379−0.2210.060−0.4280.4780.487−0.136
HbA1c−0.0290.920−0.065−0.0250.8360.0690.1900.048
Duration of diabetes−0.4250.238−0.1240.1660.3690.119−0.320−0.196
ACR0.0790.3710.378−0.1970.251−0.033−0.2050.574
Apo e4−0.106−0.0210.003−0.368−0.0720.340−0.1600.049
  • Apo e4, e4 allele of apolipoprotein E.