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Table 5 Univariate Correlation matrix of family weight

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

       Weight (kg)      
   Child Mother   Father   MGM   MGF   PGM PGF
Child r 1.000 0.216 ** 0.298 ** 0.192 * 0.049   0.137 0.215
  P   0.000   0.000   0.015   0.627   0.194 0.111
  n   467   201   160   100   92 56
Mother r   1.000   0.074   0.286 ** 0.342 ** 0.078 0.047
  P     0.320   0.000   0.001   0.484 0.739
  n     181   145   90   83 52
Father r     1.000   -0.219   0.057   0.136 0.304
  P       0.054   0.683   0.368 0.123
  n       78   54   46 27
MGM r       1.000   0.203   -0.105 -0.042
  P         0.092   0.569 0.854
  n         70   32 22
MGF r         1.000   0.071 0.241
  P           0.741 0.320
  n           24 19
PGM r           1.000 0.241
  P            0.151
  n            37
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