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Table 4 Breakfast and lunch food, median weekly frequencies and correlation coefficients

From: Test-retest reliability of a new questionnaire on the diet and eating behavior of one year old children

  n Median test Median retest Spearman’s r Cohen’s kappa 1
Infant cereal, commercial 94 6 6 0.93 0.74
Infant cereal, homemade 94 0 0 0.82 0.67
Unsweetened musli 94 0 0 0.63 0.54
Fresh fruit 94 7 7 0.72 0.50
Pureed fruit, commercial 94 2 2 0.82 0.59
Fresh vegetables 94 7 7 0.74 0.47
White bread 94 0 0 0.43 0.43
Medium brown bread 94 2 5 0.66 0.35
Whole grain bread 94 7 5 0.70 0.52
Cripsbread/rusks 93 0 0 0.62 0.45
Whey cheese 94 0 0 0.71 0.58
Cheese 94 2 2 0.83 0.54
Liver paste 94 5 5 0.79 0.50
Meat spread/cold cuts 94 0 0 0.61 0.43
Fish spread 94 2 2 0.78 0.55
Jam 94 0 0 0.82 0.75
Butter/margarine 94 5 5 0.84 0.45
Other spread2 94 2 2 0.63 0.32
  1. 1Scale and frequency variables were ranked into quartile categories for calculating Cohen’s kappa.
  2. 2“Other spread” may refer to an iron-fortified spread omitted from questionnaire but reportedly in widespread use. All correlation measures significant at p ≤ 0.001.
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