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Table 6 Predictive validity: fully conditional FV served model with four CAFES scale scores

From: Cafeteria assessment for elementary schools (CAFES): development, reliability testing, and predictive validity analysis

FV SERVEDa Final estimation of fixed effects
Level Fixed Effect n b Coefficient SE t-ratio d.f. p-value c
For Intercept, β 0 γ00 Intercept 16 44.44 144.65 0.31 9 0.77
  γ01% FRPM   263.21 64.86 4.06 9 0.003
  γ02% Minority   53.98 68.57 0.79 9 0.451
  γ03 Room scale   −97.03 147.71 −0.66 9 0.528
  γ04 Table/display scale   296.75 179.16 1.66 9 0.132
  γ05 Plate scale   122.94 47.55 2.59 9 0.029
  γ06 Food scale   28.12 64.71 0.44 9 0.674
For Grade, β 1 γ10 Intercept 1069 7.82 16.43 0.48 1052 0.634
  Final estimation of variance components
  Random Effect   Variance component SD Χ 2 d.f. p-value c
  Level 2 μ0j   2880.83 53.67 237.81 9 < 0.001
  Level 1 rij   8287.70 91.04    
  1. a = with robust standard errors
  2. b = student level 1 and school level 2 sample sizes
  3. c = Bolded p-value indicates significance at the 0.05 alpha level