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Table 4 Relative validity and mean values for Test 1 and the 7-day diaries for the 7 scores

From: Reliability and relative validity of a child nutrition questionnaire to simultaneously assess dietary patterns associated with positive energy balance and food behaviours, attitudes, knowledge and environments associated with healthy eating

Score Spearman correlation** Bias (Test 1-diaries) Limits of agreement Mean values
     Test 1 7-day diary
Intake      
Noncore food 0.36 0.6 -4.3, 5.5 3.4 2.7*
Sweetened beverages 0.34 -1.2 -7.0, 4.6 1.8 2.9***
Sweetened beverages – diet soft drink 0.38 -1.1 -6.4, 4.2 2.9 2.6***
Water 0.42 -0.1 -2.2, 2.0 2.9 3.1
Fruit 0.48 1.0 -3.5, 5.1 5.3 4.2***
Vegetables 0.36 0.5 -3.4, 4.4 4.5 4.1
Healthy behaviour      
Healthy behaviour 0.46 -0.4 -6.3, 5.5 15.0 15.5
  1. * Mean difference significant at the 0.05 level
  2. ** All significant at the 0.01 level
  3. *** Mean difference significant at the 0.001 level