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Table 3 Correlations between total salt knowledge scores and beliefs related to taste of salt scores with discretionary salt use

From: An examination of the mediating role of salt knowledge and beliefs on the relationship between socio-demographic factors and discretionary salt use: a cross-sectional study

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1. Age          
2. Gender -0.11* 1        
3. Education -0.17*** -0.09* 1       
4. Income -0.31*** -0.04 0.28*** 1      
5. Salt use -0.11* -0.06 0.01 0.04 1     
6. Declarative knowledge 0.11* 0.09* 0.13** 0.06 -0.17*** 1    
7. Procedural knowledge -0.09* 0.04 0.12** 0.16*** -0.04 0.21*** 1   
8. Misconceptions 0.00 -0.03 -0.14** -0.08 0.09* -0.24*** -0.24*** 1  
9. Salt taste beliefs -0.07 -0.13** 0.02 -0.02 0.51*** -0.12** -0.11* 0.21*** 1
  1. Gender (1= male, 2= female); ***p<0.001,**p <0.01, *p<0.05.