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Table 1 Varimax Rotated Factor Pattern Matrix. The matrix represents standardized regression coefficients for predicting the variables using the extracted factors.

From: Managerial and environmental determinants of clinical mastitis in Danish dairy herds

Variables CODE Loadings
   Factor 1 Factor 2 Factor 3
Region of Denmark OMR 5 77* -8
Who takes care of the cows? PASSER_1 85* -2 7
Age of cow house floor ALDGM_12 -11 2 2
Shelter available on pasture LAEM_22 -19 -30* 74*
Do cows get stone bruises in the claws? STEN_29 -12 22 81*
Who manages the cows? TILSYN32 74* -13 4
How do you handle cows with mastitis apart from the veterinary treatment? YVSYG_38 9 2 11
Which cows are trimmed? KLOVH_64 10 46* -10
Hired labor used in cow house FHJLP_73 -82* -5 -5
Milking and feeding man hours per cow ARB3031 42* 12 -8
Average daily milk production per cow MILK 10 -22 1
Approximate what percentage of the cows had claw diseases during the recent year UKLOV_43 5 -60* -16
How do you decide to cull a cow (1) GRUDS_71 6 0 15
Age of dairy producer ALDER_76 -9 3 -7
  1. Printed loadings are multiplied by 100 and rounded to the nearest integer.
  2. * value greater than 0.3
  3. (1) Herds where cows were culled due to udder disease were compared with herds where cows were not culled due to udder problems. Udder disease included mastitis and other udder problems.