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Table 5 Correlation matrix between Child Physical Activity and EPAO Physical Activity 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 PA envra PA time providedb Indoor play equipc PA practicesd Screen time ST practicese Outdoor playtime Outdoor play envrf PA educ and prof devg PA policyh ST policyi
Child MVPA 0.002
0.9826
0.18 *
0.0228
0.11
0.1549
0.04
0.5771
−0.16 *
0.0419
−0.21 *
0.0060
0.20 *
0.0115
0.04
0.5738
−0.04
0.6028
−0.13
0.0849
−0.03
0.6639
Physical activity environment sub-components
 1. PA time providedb   1 0.19
0.0126
0.13
0.0955
−0.02
0.7718
−0.18 *
0.0187
0.41 *
<0.0001
0.18 *
0.0237
−0.05
0.5591
−0.07
0.3656
0.04
0.5838
 2. Indoor play equipc    1 0.34 *
<0.0001
−0.10
0.2141
−0.05 *
0.0187
0.29 *
0.0001
0.63 *
<0.0001
0.23 *
0.0024
0.01
0.9173
−0.03
0.6928
 3. PA practicesd     1 0.03
0.7311
−0.01
0.8520
0.27 *
0.0004
0.30 *
<0.0001
0.20 *
0.0024
0.12
0.1264
0.09
0.2562
 4. Screen time      1 0.70 *
<0.0001
−0.06
0.4148
−0.15
0.0623
0.01
0.8676
0.01
0.8652
0.02
0.7775
 5. ST practicese       1 −0.15
0.0545
−0.08
0.3211
0.02
0.8066
0.15
0.0579
0.02
0.8401
 6. Outdoor playtime        1 0.45 *
<0.0001
0.01
0.9126
−0.08
0.3125
0.10
0.2008
 7. Outdoor play envrf         1 0.12
0.1349
−0.05
0.5170
−0.03
0.7126
 8. PA educ and prof devg          1 0.18 *
0.0239
0.10
0.2054
 9. PA policyh           1 0.41 *
<0.0001
 10. ST policyi            1
  1. aOverall PA envr = overall physical activity environment
  2. bPA time provided = physical activity time provided
  3. cIndoor play equip = indoor play equipment
  4. dPA practices = physical activity practices
  5. eST practices = screen time practices
  6. fOutdoor play envr = outdoor play environment
  7. gPA educ and prof dev = physical activity education and professional development
  8. hPA policy = physical activity policy
  9. iST policy = screen time policy
  10. * The use of bold text with this asterik indicates correlations that were statistically significant (p<0.05)
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