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Table 6 Relationship between children's BMI class and father' educational level

From: Relationship between 8/9-yr-old school children BMI, parents' BMI and educational level: a cross sectional survey

  CHILD
Educational level Underweight
(%)
Normalweight
(%)
Overweight
(%)
Obese
(%)
Total
No. (%)
FATHER      
   Low 1.1 69.4 20.0 9.5 704 (100)
   Medium 0.2 68.0 24.7 7.1 653 (100)
   High 0.1 75.5 19.9 4.5 223 (100)
Total No. 10 1087 352 131 1580
Chi square for trend p = 0.03 p = 0.07 p = 0.12 p = 0.03  
Kendall's τ b      p = 0.012