Table 3

Inter-correlations (Pearson's r) between independent and dependent variables by gender (Nā‰ˆ502). The Oslo Youth Study 1991ā€“99.

Men/Women

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13


1) Attitude 1991

0.48***

0.20**

0.23***

0.50***

-0.05

-0.07

0.12

-0.14*

0.08

0.01

0.06

0.04

2) Subjective norms 1991

0.38***

-0.07

0.11

0.31***

-0.11

-0.05

0.04

0.02

-0.09

-0.05

0.08

0.09

3) Perceived behavioural control 1991

0.13*

-0.14*

0.17**

0.28***

0.21**

-0.09

0.08

-0.17**

0.02

0.10

-0.02

-0.12

4) Perceived social norms 1991

0.10

0.05

0.22***

0.11

0.03

-0.13*

0.09

-0.02

0.09

0.03

-0.01

-0.13*

5) Intention 1991

0.47***

0.20*

0.31***

0.11

0.06

0.02

0.06

0.02

0.00

0.08

-0.11

-0.06

6) Education 1999

-0.02

-0.18**

0.14*

0.14*

-0.04

0.21**

-0.09

-0.14*

0.08

0.20**

-0.10

-0.05

7) Household income 1999

-0.11

-0.05

0.08

-0.01

-0.09

0.28***

-0.44***

0.16*

0.05

0.05

0.00

-0.10

8) Marital status 1999

0.04

-0.02

0.03

-0.07

0.02

-0.04

-0.53***

-0.30***

-0.08

0.00

-0.09

0.01

9) Number of children 1999

-0.05

-0.04

0.04

0.08

-0.03

-0.18**

0.10

-0.35***

-0.02

-0.04

0.04

0.10

10) Fruit and vegetable intake 1999

0.05

-0.06

0.27***

0.22***

0.09

0.15*

0.12*

-0.18**

0.13*

0.20**

-0.02

-0.14*

11) Whole grain intake 1999

0.08

-0.19**

0.16**

0.07

0.03

0.25***

0.04

0.03

-0.11

0.21***

-0.22***

-0.22**

12) Total fat intake 1999

0.01

0.08

-0.29***

-0.08

-0.03

-0.15*

-0.11

0.00

0.05

-0.20**

-0.26***

-0.10

13) Added sugar intake 1999

0.05

0.12*

-0.03

-0.12*

0.04

-0.13*

-0.08

-0.02

0.02

-0.12*

-0.12*

-0.07


Upper half represents men, and lower half represents women. All variables are coded in ascending order except marital status that is coded 1 = married, 2 = single/divorced/widow.

*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.

Kvaavik et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2005 2:9   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-2-9

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