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Table 2 Correlations between demographics and child weight status in Mexican American families at baseline

From: Parental feeding practices and child weight status in Mexican American families: a longitudinal analysis

Demographics Child WHtR1 Child BMI
Family SES −0.12* −0.12*
Mother acculturation (Spanish) 0.14* 0.08
Mother acculturation (English) −0.08 −0.03
Father acculturation (Spanish) 0.10 0.18*
Father acculturation (English) −0.07 0.12
Mother BMI 0.21*** 0.36***
Father BMI 0.30*** 0.23***
Child gender −0.01 0.00
Child age 0.14* 0.28***
Child pubertal status 0.22*** 0.33***
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  2. 1. WHtR waist-height ratio