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Table 6 Pearson correlation coefficients between FPPs and children’s BMI z-score for different groups of parents, based on FNC (low and high) and GP (low and high)

From: Context matters! The relationship between mother-reported family nutrition climate, general parenting, food parenting practices and children’s BMI

  N Healthy FPPs Covert FPPs Overt FPPs Non-nutritive FPPs
Whole sample 261 −.095 −.095 −.079 .096
Group 1 132 −.042 −.088 −.090 .090
Low FNC
Group 2 129 −.075 .017 −.031 .077
High FNC
Group 3 132 −.079 −.029 −.012 .064
Low GP
Group 4 129 −.124 −.087 −.171 .134
High GP
Group a 51 −.039 −.189 −.222 .171
Low FNC, High GP
Group b 81 −.035 −.030 −.015 .032
Low FNC, Low GP
Group c 78 −.229 −.034 −.144 .111
High FNC, High GP
Group d 51 .057 .074 .069 .073
High FNC, Low GP
  1. FPPs food parenting practices, FNC family nutrition climate, GP general parenting; bold numbers are statistically significant (P < .05)