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Table 7 Correlation coefficients, non-numeric variables

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

  n 1 Cohen’s kappa
Breastfeeding status 94 0.96
Primary reason for weaning 56 0.88
Secondary reason for weaning 56 0.70
Usual drinking vessel 93 0.94
Who holds bottle2 11 1.00
Self feed breakfast 93 0.88
Self feed lunch 93 0.68
Self feed dinner 93 0.78
Self feed afternoon 73 0.49
Self feed evening 91 0.71
Self feed other meals 85 0.35
What child eats when dining out 20 0.91
Food source in day care 94 0.87
What foods sent to day care 33 0.40
  1. 1number responding, n, varies according to applicability of question.
  2. 2induded in table despite small number of respondents because of 100% correlation between test and retest. There were 2–4 possible responses for all items except reasons for weaning, for which there were 16 choices each for primary and secondary reasons. All correlation measures significant to p ≤ 0.001.
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