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Table 2 Bivariate correlations among fathers’ and children’s PA, ST and BMI

From: Do physical activity and screen time mediate the association between European fathers’ and their children’s weight status? Cross-sectional data from the Feel4Diabetes-study

  PA father PA child ST father ST child BMI father BMI child
PA child 0.386c      
ST father −0.004 − 0.008     
ST child 0.049 −0.035 0.421c    
BMI father −0.116c −0.048 − 0.084b 0.070a   
BMI child −0.013 −0.075a 0.030 0.074a 0.285c  
Mother BMI −0.049 −0.033 − 0.101 b 0.028 0.157 c 0.220 c
Father age −0.105 b −0.038 − 0.032 0.024 0.054 −0.009
Child age 0.100 b 0.035 0.046 0.131 c −0.015 −0.042
Child sex −0.031 −0.079 a 0.005 −0.023 0.038 0.035
  1. Note. acorrelation is significant at the 0.05 level, bcorrelation is significant at the 0.01 level, ccorrelation is significant at the 0.001 level