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Table 4 Correlation matrix between Child Diet Quality and EPAO Nutrition Scores (Pearson correlations and p-values)

From: Assessment of nutrition and physical activity environments in family child care homes: modification and psychometric testing of the Environment and Policy Assessment and Observation

  Overall nutrition envra Foods provided Beverages provided Feeding environment Feeding practices Menus Nutrition educ and prof devb Nutrition policy
Child HEI 0.23 *
0.0034
0.28 *
0.0002
0.15
0.0504
0.05
0.5425
0.07
0.3942
0.05
0.4950
0.21 *
0.0068
0.18 *
0.0223
Nutrition environment sub-components
 1. Foods provided   1 0.12
0.1275
0.15 *
0.0494
0.08
0.2872
−0.02
0.8481
0.11
0.1614
0.12
0.1093
 2. Beverages provided    1 0.28 *
0.0002
0.19 *
0.0156
−0.08
0.3007
0.04
0.6400
0.26 *
0.0008
 3. Feeding environment     1 0.27 *
0.0003
0.02
0.7776
0.09
0.2615
0.10
0.1814
 4. Feeding practices      1 0.05
0.5494
0.30 *
<0.0001
0.13
0.0975
 5. Menus       1 0.05
0.5608
0.09
0.2665
 6. Nutrition educ and prof devb        1 0.25 *
0.0010
 7. Nutrition policy         1
  1. aOverall nutrition envr = overall nutrition environment
  2. bNutrition educ and prof deve = nutrition education and professional development
  3. * The use of bold text with this asterik indicates correlations that were statistically significant (p<0.05)
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