Table 7

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

CHILD


Educational level

Underweight

(%)

Normalweight

(%)

Overweight

(%)

Obese

(%)

Total

No. (%)


MOTHER

Low

0.8

69.1

20.8

9.3

534 (100)

Medium

0.6

70.0

21.9

7.5

837 (100)

High

0.5

69.8

23.9

5.8

298 (100)


Total No.

11

1147

371

140

1669 (100)


Chi square for trend

p = 0.76

p = 0.93

p = 0.59

p = 0.15

Kendall's τb

p = 0.19


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

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