Table 2

Spearman's rank correlation between dietary behaviours

Water

Milk



ρ

P

ρ

P


Fruit juice

-0.170

0.001

0.004

0.94

Soft drinks

-0.203

<0.001

0.030

0.56

Diet soft drinks

0.078

0.17

0.004

0.95

Sugary drinks

-0.257

<0.001

0.047

0.35

Milk per day

0.019

0.71

Vegetables

Fruit

Soft drinks




ρ

P

ρ

P

ρ

P


Cereal per week

-0.026

0.60

0.068

0.17

0.091

0.07

Pasta per week

-0.047

0.35

0.118

0.02

-0.046

0.37

Processed meat per week

0.023

0.65

-0.163

0.001

0.236

<0.001

Fast food/takeaway per week

-0.082

0.10

-0.164

0.001

0.237

<0.001

Chips per week

-0.031

0.54

-0.131

0.008

0.262

<0.001

Vegetables per day

0.131

0.008

-0.037

0.47


ρ: Spearman's rank correlation coefficient

Wen et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010 7:13   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-7-13

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