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Table 3 Prevalence of concordance and discordance for fruit/vegetable, sugar-sweetened beverage, and fast food consumption among mothers and fathers in first trimester of pregnancy (n = 111)

From: Antenatal dietary concordance among mothers and fathers and gestational weight gain: a longitudinal study

  Fruit/Vegetable Consumption Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption Fast food consumption
N % N % N %
Healthy concordant 36 32.43 42 37.84 28 25.23
Unhealthy concordant 36 32.43 18 16.22 54 48.65
Mother-healthy discordant 30 27.03 28 25.23 20 18.02
Father-healthy discordant 9 8.11 23 20.72 9 8.11
  1. Healthy concordant group included mothers and fathers who both have dietary intake above (for fruit/vegetable consumption) or below (for SSB and fast food consumption) the healthy cut-point
  2. Unhealthy concordant group includes mothers and fathers who both have dietary intake above (for SSB and fast food consumption) or below (for fruit/vegetable consumption) the healthy cut-point
  3. Mother-healthy discordant group includes dyads in which mothers report healthy intake and fathers do not
  4. Father-healthy discordant group includes dyads in which fathers report healthy intake and mothers do not
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