Table 3.

Relationships Between Sample Characteristics and Variables Bivariate Correlation Matrix

Mother's
Education
(Year in School)
Number of
Hours Per Week
Mothers Work
For Pay
Two-Parent
Household
Family
Income
Parent's
NKAN
Scale
Parent's
Attitude
Towards
Meat Scale
Number
of Nights
Per Week
Parents
Prepare
Quick
Suppers
Number of h per wk
mothers work for pay
−.03
2-parent household.09−.19
Family income.25*−.02.46***
Parent's NKAN scale.35***−.19.39***.24*
Parent's attitude towards
meat scale
−.40***.01−.07−.09−.50***
Number of nights per wk
parents prepare
quick suppers
−.07.02−.08−.11−.15.19
Television at meals−.25*.14−.25*−.29**−.21*.28**.28**
  • * P ≤ .05;**P ≤ .01;***P ≤ .001. Asterisks refer to significance of bivariate correlations based on Pearson's 2-tailed test of association.