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Table 6 Estimated correlation coefficients between maternal feeding control practices and child characteristics

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

  Restriction (Correlation Coef.) Pressure to eat (Correlation Coef.) Monitoring (Correlation Coef.)
Urban Rural Urban Rural Urban Rural
Child’s age (3 to 6) 0.019 −0.041 −0.063* −0.009 0.013 −0.057*
Amount of food (small to large) 0.033 0.042 −0.027 −0.200*** 0.071** 0.029
Fatty food consumption (less to more) 0.200*** 0.134*** 0.289*** −0.034 −0.325*** 0.221***
Sweets consumption (less to more) 0.073** 0.144*** 0.156*** −0.004 −0.019 0.191***
Snacks consumption (less to more) −0.037 0.300*** 0.036 −0.021 −0.078** 0.207***
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001