TABLE 7.

Eigenvector values for principal components using the proportions of the phyla in the bacterial communities in fecal samples

PhylumPC1PC2PC3
Actinobacteria−0.378300.115220.35551
Bacteroidetes−0.30331−0.017760.39181
Deferribacteres0.130410.188390.35568
Deinococcus-Thermus−0.25444−0.570150.41173
Firmicutes0.474620.064850.27637
Fusobacteria−0.314990.442090.00911
Proteobacteria−0.468810.035690.05083
Tenericutes−0.092860.635260.03667
Verrucomicrobia−0.36090−0.14619−0.58005
Eigenvalue3.8321.3191.098
% of total variation42.5814.6612.20