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Table 2 The relationship between major variables of the study, (n = 360)a

From: A longitudinal study on the relationship between mother’s personality trait and eating behaviors, food intake, maternal weight gain during pregnancy and neonatal birth weight

  Openness Extraversion Neuroticism Conscientiousness Agreeableness
Total weight gain −0.02 − 0.04 − 0.02 −0.08 − 0.06
Birth weight −0.05 − 0.07 −0.1 − 0.2** −0.04
Grains 0.05 0.07 −0.08 0.11* 0.03
Dairy products 0.11* 0.02 0.12* 0.06 −0.15**
Proteins −0.01 0.09 −0.04 0.09 0.07
Fruits −0.04 −0.02 − 0.09 0.12* 0.06
Vegetables 0.11* 0.22** −0.25** 0.16** 0.13*
Sweets 0.03 0.06 0.10* 0.04 0.01
Fats 0.04 0.21** −0.11* 0.2** 0.03
Emotional eating 0.2** 0.12* 0.07 0.18** −0.02
Restrained eating 0.12* 0.12* 0.05 0.11* −0.05
External. eating 0.2** 0.11* 0.10* 0.17** −0.06
  1. aPresented as Pearson correlation coefficient (r); *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01