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Table 1 Means, standard deviations and correlation coefficients between all study variables at baseline

From: Child and parent predictors of picky eating from preschool to school age

  Mean (SD) Children’s negative affectivity Children’s surgency Children’s sensory sensitivity Parental sensitivity Parental structuring Socio-economic status
Pickiness 0.28 (0.45) .13*** −.01 .16*** −.02 −.02 −.01
Children’s negative affectivity 3.70 (0.47)   −.18*** .17*** −.08** −.07* −.10***
Children’s surgency 3.55 (0.61)    −.04 −.03 −.07* −.02
Children’s sensory sensitivity 0.23 (0.98)     −.06* −.05 −.04
Parental sensitivity 25.18 (3.02)      .71*** .15***
Parental structuring 25.69 (3.18)       .13***
Socioeconomic status 4.41 (0.98)       
  1. Biserial correlations are estimated for the dichotomous pickiness variable. *p < .05. **p < .01. *** p < .001