Table 4

Correlation coefficients between the LBC scales and the criterion measures
LBC scale LBC Problem scale LBC Confidence scale
Criterion scales Unadjusted (rs) Adjusted for parenting and demographics§ Unadjusted (rs) Adjusted for parenting and demographics§
Nurturance −0.23** −0.20** 0.14* 0.04
Restrictiveness 0.14* 0.06 0.04 0.13*
Psychological control 0.19** 0.05 −0.22** −0.18**
BMI z-score of child 0.21** 0.21** −0.02 −0.06
BMI of mother 0.23** 0.18** −0.06 −0.06
BMI of father 0.14* 0.16** −0.02 −0.03

Note *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01; r ≥ 0.10 small effect size, r ≥ 0.30 medium effect size, r ≥ 0.50 large effect size; partial r ≥ 0.20 small effect size,

partial r ≥ 0.15 medium effect size, partial r ≥ 0.35 large effect size.

§ Adjusted for the other two parenting dimensions and demographics including educational status of both parents, employment status of both parents, maternal and paternal age, age of the child, BMI z-score of the child, and BMI of the father and the mother.

Gerards et al.

Gerards et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:7   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-7

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