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Table 2 Correlations between maternal feeding practices, BMIz change and eating behaviors (N = 222)

From: Maternal feeding practices predict weight gain and obesogenic eating behaviors in young children: a prospective study

   Time 1 child eating behaviors Time 2 child eating behaviors
Time 1 maternal feeding practices BMIzchange scoreP Emotional eatingS Food approachP Tendency to overeatP Emotional eatingS Food approachP Tendency to overeatP
Instrumental feeding .19** . 16** -.15* .15* .11 -.12 .10
Encouragement .01 .01 .27*** .01 -.13 .24*** .15*
Emotional feeding -.04 .39*** -.02 .15* .35*** -.01 .19**
Control -.08 -.15* .11 .02 -.10 .08 .18*
Covert control -.03 .02 .16** .16** -.04 .11 .04
Monitoring .02 -.11 .04 .00 -.16* -.15* .02
Pushing to eat more .00 .06 - .12* .09 .03 -.07 -.05
Fat restriction -.01 -.02 -.19** .21*** .10 -.04 .21**
Weight restriction -.08 .09 .18** .13* .12 .21** .03
  1. Note: P = Pearson product–moment correlation; S = Spearman rho correlation; *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001;  = p < .10.