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Table 9 Parental Health Literacy and Child-Reported Health Behaviours and Outcomes for Children 11 Years and Older

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 .001 −.06, .062 1001
Children’s Regular Tooth Brushing .058a .008, .107 1526
Children’s Regular Visit to Dentist .007 −.043, .057 1506
Children’s Healthy Nutrition – Consumption of...
 Fruit .037 −.012, .086 1551
 Vegetables, Salad .163a .115, .211 1551
 Chocolate and other Sweets −.007 −.056, .042 1551
 Potato Chips, Fries and Similar −.040 −.089, .009 1551
 Cola and Other Sweetened Beverages −.096c −.145, −.047 1551
Children’s Alcohol Consumption .005 −.046, .056 1476
Children’s Tobacco Consumption −.013 −.063, .037 1498
Children’s Sexual Activity without Protection −.020 −.072, .032 1408
  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)