TABLE 2

Correlations Between Baseline Public Assistance, Maternal Height, Weight, and Functioning With Growth, Cognitive/Academic Performance, and Home and School Behavior at Age 8

Public AssistanceMaternal HeightMaternal BMIMaternal EducationMaternal IQHOMEMaternal Negative Affect
Growth
    BMI0.040.020.24b0.20b−0.08−0.030.08
    Height, z score−0.020.34a0.020.17c0.090.10−0.13
Cognitive/academic performance
    IQ−0.070.030.080.18b0.21b0.28a0.01
    Reading−0.16c0.040.130.20b0.16c0.16c−0.04
    Arithmetic−0.040.100.040.15c0.140.20b−0.02
    Home behavior
    Internalizing behavior0.130.14−0.02−0.12−0.03−0.070.23b
    Externalizing behavior0.140.14−0.06−0.17c0.01−0.110.25b
School behavior
    Internalizing behavior0.140.020.03−0.09−0.080.010.08
    Externalizing behavior0.17c−0.05−0.030.07−0.03−0.070.07
    Works hard−0.20c−0.030.040.17c0.100.14−0.15
    Behaves appropriately−0.14−0.010.01−0.01−0.040.09−0.09
    Learning−0.19c0.060.040.20c0.120.18c−0.11
    Happy−0.28b−0.04−0.060.090.060.02−0.03
    Overall classroom behavior−0.21c0.020.010.130.100.14−0.13