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Table 2 Clinical parameters and corresponding factor loadings from the rotated factors

From: Multilevel ordinal model for CD4 count trends in seroconversion among South Africa women

Clinical parametersPrincipal ComponentsVariablesRotated factor loadingsCommutative variations
White blood cell parameters1. Granulocytes componentLeucocyte0.92577%
Neutrophils0.936
Monocytes0.635
2. Mononuclear componentLymphocytes0.838
Basophils0.616
3. Eosinophils componentEosinophils0.947
Red blood cell parameters4. Hb and haematocrit componentRBC counts0.94681%
Hb0.886
Haematocrit0.919
5. RBC indices componentMCV0.953
MCH0.825
MCHC0.521
RDW−0.592
Blood chemistry6. Liver enzyme abnormality componentALT (GPT)0.82972%
AST (GOT)0.967
7. Electrolyte componentChloride0.455
Sodium0.994
Calcium0.213
Protein and lipids8. Lipid componentCholesterol0.97165%
LDL0.917
Triglycerides0.360
9. Protein CompLDH−0.769
Total protein0.670