TABLE 4.

Hierarchical Regression Model: Effects of Year 5 Parental Feeding Attitudes on Year 7 Child BMI z Score

Variable Entryβ
Model 1Model 2
Low-risk families
    Step 1
        Year 5, child weight concern.24.12
        Year 5, perceived child weight.29.10
        Year 5, perceived responsibility−.36*−.30*
    Step 2
        Year 3, child BMI z score.55
High-risk families
    Step 1
        Year 5, child weight concern.65.45
        Year 5, perceived child weight.34*.12
        Year 5, perceived responsibility.05.09
    Step 2
        Year 3, child BMI z score.55
  • β is the standardized β (regression) coefficient.

  • * P ≤ .05.

  • P < .006 (Bonferroni correction, α = .05/8).