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Table 7 Relationship between children's BMI class and mother' 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. (%)
MOTHER      
   Low 0.8 69.1 20.8 9.3 534 (100)
   Medium 0.6 70.0 21.9 7.5 837 (100)
   High 0.5 69.8 23.9 5.8 298 (100)
Total No. 11 1147 371 140 1669 (100)
Chi square for trend p = 0.76 p = 0.93 p = 0.59 p = 0.15  
Kendall's τ b      p = 0.19