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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficients (r) between mean height Z-scores of children under 7 years and GDP per capita and IMR

From: Child nutrition to new stage in China: evidence from a series of national surveys, 1985–2015

  r_1 p_1 r_2 p_2
Height Z-score with GDP per capita
 Urban boys 0.96 0.18 0.71 0.29
 Urban girls 0.95 0.21 0.69 0.31
 Suburban boys 0.96 0.18 0.82 0.18
 Suburban girls 0.95 0.20 0.81 0.19
Height Z-score with IMR a
 Urban boys −0.95 0.20
 Urban girls −0.93 0.23
 Suburban boys −0.94 0.20
 Suburban girls −0.93 0.23
  1. r_1 Association between 1985 and 2005; r_2 Association between 1985 and 2015; p_1 P-value for r_1; p_2 P-value for r_2
  2. aAdjusted by GDP per capita
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