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Table 3 Child eating in the absence of hunger and maternal restriction by time period

From: Maternal restrictive feeding and eating in the absence of hunger among toddlers: a cohort study

  21 months 27 months 33 months p-value
Kilocalories consumed by child during eating in the absence of hunger protocol
 Mean (SD) 89.7 (53.1) 105.2 (65.6) 123.2 (71.3) <.001
 Interquartile Range 56.9–113.5 60.6–147.7 65.3–167.9  
Maternal restriction with regard to food amount
 Mean (SD) 3.3 (1.1) 3.2 (1.1) 3.1(1.0) .54
 Interquartile Range 2.5–4.0 2.5–4.0 2.5–3.8  
Maternal restriction with regard to diet quality
 Mean (SD) 3.1 (0.8) 3.1 (0.8) 3.1 (0.8) .15
 Interquartile Range 2.7–3.6 2.6–3.7 2.6–3.6