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Table 3 Convergent validity between factors within the proposed scale, and parents’ perceived responsibility for feeding and concern about over- and underweight

From: Validation of the comprehensive feeding practices questionnaire in parents of preschool children in Brazil

Factors Perceived Responsibility for Feeding Concern about Overweight Concern about Underweight
rho (p) rho (p) rho (p)
Proposed Scale
Healthy Eating Guidance 0.20 (<0.001) 0.00 (0.953) 0.01 (0.833)
Monitoring 0.12 (0.014) 0.05 (0.342) 0.03 (0.602)
Restriction for Weight Control -0.06 (0.272) 0.36 (<0.001) 0.02 (0.715)
Restriction for Health 0.08 (0.101) 0.20 (<0.001) 0.06 (0.214)
Emotion Regulation/Food as Reward -0.07 (0.137) 0.04 (0.460) 0.05 (0.342)
Pressure 0.01 (0.871) -0.02 (0.629) 0.22 (<0.001)
  1. rho correlation coefficient, p p value, Spearman’s test