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Table 2 Descriptive data and results of associations of parent-child PAa from albatross plots

From: Association between parent and child physical activity: a systematic review

  N studies N data points N total participants Average magnitude of correlation (range)
All studies identified 39 41 11,553 0.13 (−0.26–0.40)
Low or moderate risk of bias 19 19 6735 0.15 (−0.19–0.40
Serious or critical risk of bias 20 22 5140 0.11 (−0.26–0.36)
Parent-son 9 9 3344 0.12 (−0.11–0.29)
Parent-daughter 10 12 3886 0.12 (−0.12–0.28)
Mother-child 18 18 5051 0.13 (−0.26–0.34)
Father-child 15 15 4069 0.12 (−0.19–0.36)
Total PA 10 10 2394 0.11 (−0.14–0.30)
Moderate to vigorous PA 20 22 6604 0.13 (−0.19–0.40)
Light PA 6 6 2001 0.03 (−0.33–0.23)
Steps 7 7 1584 0.18 (0.04–0.31)
Objectively assessed parent PA 29 29 9258 0.16 (−0.14–0.40)
Self-reported parent PA 10 12 2526 0.04 (−0.26–0.28)
  1. aPA Physical activity