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Table 8 Parental Health Literacy and Adult-Reported Health Behaviours and Outcomes for Children 6 to 11 Years

From: Parental health literacy and health knowledge, behaviours and outcomes in children: a cross-sectional survey

Parental Health Literacy and … r 95% CI N
Children’s Regular Physical Activity .079b .025, .132 1299
Children’s Regular Tooth Brushing .055a .001, .108 1306
Children’s Regular Visit to Dentist .020 −.034, .074 1294
Children’s Healthy Nutrition – Consumption of...
 Fruit .086b .032, .139 1310
 Vegetables, Salad .100c .047, .153 1310
 Chocolate and other Sweets .037 −.017, .090 1310
 Potato Chips, Fries and Similar −.047 −.100, .007 1310
 Cola and Other Sweetened Beverages .009 −.045, .063 1310
Children’s BMI .002 −.057, .061 1086
Children’s Subjective Health .144c .091, .196 1298
Children’s Number of Days Missed at School −.054 −.111, .004 1131
  1. aSpearman’s Rho Correlation, significant at the .05 level (2-tailed)
  2. bSpearman’s Rho Correlation, significant at the .01 level (2-tailed)
  3. cSpearman’s Rho Correlation, significant at the .001 level (2-tailed)