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Table 4 Means of subscale scores for child feeding practices by site

From: Feeding of preschool children in Vietnam: a study of parents’ practices and associated factors

  Number of observations Restriction (Mean ± SD) Pressure to eat (Mean ± SD) Monitoring (Mean ± SD)
Urban Mothers 1346 3.73 ± 0.57*** 3.70 ± 0.46*** 3.60 ± 1.09***
Urban Fathers 1303 3.60 ± 0.53 3.55 ± 0.48 2.55 ± 0.92
Rural mothers 1292 3.28 ± 0.73*** 3.69 ± 0.45*** 2.73 ± 1.04***
Rural Fathers 1247 3.14 ± 0.69 3.52 ± 0.53 1.74 ± 0.74
  1. ***Mothers versus fathers: p < 0.001