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Table 3 Correlation analysis between CFQ scores and anthropometric variables of preschool children and their mothers

From: Maternal anthropometry and feeding behavior toward preschool children: association with childhood body mass index in an observational study of Chilean families

  Mothers'
BMI
Children BMI
z-score
Children waist-to-height ratio
CFQ scores rho P-value rho P-value rho P-value
Perceived responsibility       
Boys 0.10 0.02 -0.03 0.43 -0.02 0.70
Girls 0.05 0.25 -0.08 0.07 -0.12 0.005
Concern over child's weight       
Boys 0.11 0.02 0.26 < 0.001 0.23 < 0.001
Girls 0.17 < 0.001 0.37 < 0.001 0.24 < 0.001
Restriction       
Boys 0.07 0.13 0.19 < 0.001 0.15 < 0.001
Girls 0.10 0.02 0.27 < 0.001 0.23 < 0.001
Pressure to eat       
Boys -0.05 0.28 -0.30 < 0.001 -0.19 < 0.001
Girls -0.10 0.03 -0.36 < 0.001 -0.27 < 0.001
Monitoring       
Boys 0.05 0.30 0.08 0.06 0.08 0.08
Girls 0.04 0.33 0.02 0.64 -0.01 0.88
  1. Spearman correlation coefficient (rho)