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Table 4 Univariate correlation matrix of family BMI

From: Body mass index and height over three generations: evidence from the Lifeways cross-generational cohort study

      Body Mass Index (kg/m2)    
   Child Mother   Father MGM   MGF   PGM PGF
Child r 1.000 0.200 ** 0.111 0.201 * -0.122   -0.074 0.119
  P   0.000   0.126 0.015   0.232   0.506 0.396
  n   454   191 147   98   84 53
Mother r   1.000   0.075 0.269 ** 0.302 ** 0.061 -0.002
  P     0.330 0.002   0.005   0.609 0.884
  n     171 128   83   73 45
Father r     1.000 -0.188   0.075   0.085 -0.059
  P      0.125   0.599   0.591 0.779
  n      68   51   42 25
MGM r      1.000   -0.002   -0.039 -0.135
  P        0.990   0.847 0.594
  n        65   27 18
MGF r        1.000   -0.019 0.214
  P          0.933 0.379
  n          23 19
PGM r          1.000 0.099
  P           0.565
  n           36
PGF r           1.000
  P           
  n           
  1. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed), *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  2. MGM: Maternal grandmother; MGF: Maternal grandfather; PGM: Paternal grandmother; PGF: Paternal grandfather