Table 6

Relationship between children's BMI class and father' educational level

CHILD


Educational level

Underweight

(%)

Normalweight

(%)

Overweight

(%)

Obese

(%)

Total

No. (%)


FATHER

Low

1.1

69.4

20.0

9.5

704 (100)

Medium

0.2

68.0

24.7

7.1

653 (100)

High

0.1

75.5

19.9

4.5

223 (100)


Total No.

10

1087

352

131

1580


Chi square for trend

p = 0.03

p = 0.07

p = 0.12

p = 0.03

Kendall's τb

p = 0.012


Lazzeri et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:76   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-76

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