Table 2

Correlation coefficients§ for the corresponding eating pattern scores for 4th- and 7th-grade children (n = 427).

7th grade 'Snacking'

7th grade 'Junk/convenient'

7th grade

'Varied Norwegian'

7th grade

'Dieting'


r (95% CI)

r (95% CI)

r (95% CI)

r (95% CI)

4th grade

'Snacking'

0.44 (0.36, 0.51)

0.01 (-0.09, 0.10)

-0.23 (-0.31, -0.13)

0.06 (-0.15, 0.04)

'Junk/convenient'

0.06 (-0.04, 0.15)

0.58 (0.51, 0.64)

-0.10 (-0.19, 0.00)

-0.01 (-0.10, 0.09)

'Varied Norwegian'

0.09 (-0.00, 0.18)

-0.09 (-0.18, 0.01)

0.60 (0.53, 0.65)

0.28 (0.13, 0.32)

'Dieting'

-0.16 (-0.25, -0.06)

0.07 (-0.02, 0.17)

-0.31 (-0.39, -0.22)

0.51 (0.43, 0.57)


§ Pearsons correlation coefficients (r) and 95% confidence intervals (CI).

Oellingrath et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:106   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-106

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