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Table 4 Factor analysis of body measurements

From: Body shape classification of Korean middle-aged women using 3D anthropometry

Factor Item Factor loading Eigenvalue % of variance Cumulative % α
Factor 1. Upper body mass and weight Bust circumference .929 16.508 29.479 29.479 .954
Chest circumference .924
Underbust circumference .921
Waist circumference .901
Waist depth .883
Underbust depth .866
Waist circumference (omphalion) .853
Bust depth .846
Waist breadth .842
Waist depth (omphalion) .838
BMI .800
Underbust breadth .783
Chest depth .772
Bust breadth .768
Waist breadth (omphalion) .761
Chest breadth .756
Abdominal depth .692
Armscye depth .691
Hip depth .670
Weight .667
Bust point to Bust point .651
Neck circumference .603
Elbow circumference .580
Upper arm circumference .550
Neck base circumference .533
Wrist circumference .503
Factor 2. Body length Waist height .968 13.815 24.670 54.149 .985
Axilla height .965
Shoulder height .965
Neck Point height .957
Cervical height .951
Bust height .948
Waist height (omphalion) .948
Underbust height .947
Neck front point height .946
Stature .942
Hip height .923
Knee height .909
Abdominal height .652
Factor 3. Lower body mass Abdominal breadth .765 4.873 8.701 62.850 .829
Abdominal circumference .724
Hip circumference .689
Hip width .642
Thigh circumference .596
Knee circumference .580
Factor 4. Upper body length Waist front length (omphalion) .770 3.373 6.022 68.872 .892
Waist front length .762
Neck point to breast point to waistline .706
Waist back length (omphalion) .595
Waist back length .507
Factor 5. Shoulder breadth and angle Bishoulder length .821 3.293 5.881 74.753 .793
Bishoulder breadth .696
Shoulder length .679
Inclined angle of left shoulder .560
Neck breadth .557
Inclined angle of right shoulder .557