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Table 6 Univariate correlation matrix of family height

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

        Height (cm)       
   Child Mother   Father   MGM   MGF   PGM   PGF  
Child r 1.000 0.329 ** 0.413 ** 0.166 * 0.196 * 0.248 * 0.316 *
  P   0.000   0.000   0.031   0.036   0.015   0.012  
  n 529 501   208   169   114   96   62  
Mother r   1.000   0.208 ** 0.357 ** 0.426 ** 0.097   0.127  
  P     0.003   0.000   0.000   0.359   0.350  
  n     201   160   108   91   56  
Father r     1.000   0.156   0.219   0.357 ** 0.279  
  P       0.167   0.096   0.007   0.136  
  n       80   59   55   30  
MGM r       1.000   0.376 ** -0.082   -0.452  
  P         0.001   0.633   0.020  
  n         80   36   26  
MGF r         1.000   0.088   0.111  
  P           0.662   0.615  
  n           27   23  
PGM r           1.000   0.422 *
  P             0.005  
  n             42  
PGF r             1.000  
  P              
  n             62  
  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