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Table 3 Correlations between maternal and paternal support, and child physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption

From: Maternal and paternal support for physical activity and healthy eating in preschool children: a cross-sectional study

  Maternal support Paternal support
Physical activity
All children 0.37** 0.36**
Boys 0.31** 0.26*
Girls 0.45** 0.45**
Fruit and vegetable consumption
All children 0.35** 0.13
Boys 0.26* 0.25
Girls 0.46** 0.05
  1. Controlled for child age, and maternal and paternal age and education
  2. **P < 0.001 level
  3. *P < 0.05 level