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Table 1 Component loadings (eigenvectors) for the principal component analysis of vertebral measurements

From: Experimental determination of three-dimensional cervical joint mobility in the avian neck

Measurement Component 1 (65.8%) Component 2 (19.8%) Component 3 (5.2%)
Caudal centrum height 0.367937 0.055284 −0.00162
Caudal centrum width 0.364191 −0.02796 −0.24035
Postzygapophyseal angle 0.18176 −0.53805 −0.48951
Postzygapophyseal width 0.286414 0.384656 0.311566
Cranial centrum height 0.373541 −0.08982 0.023154
Cranial centrum width 0.362724 −0.00474 −0.27056
Prezygapophyseal angle −0.27875 0.371415 −0.6021
Prezygapophyseal width 0.257273 0.461061 −0.34749
Vertebral Height 0.30735 0.322717 0.143931
Centrum length 0.327816 −0.30974 0.166802
  1. Percentage values indicate the proportion of variance explained by the axis. Variables loaded higher than .3 are bolded