Table 8

Correlation coefficients for changes in frequency of food consumption and socio-economic variables among men and women in Gondar city, Ethiopia 2005
Income BMI Level of education
Income - - -
BMI 0.379** - -
Level of education 0.538** 0.168** -
Meat 0.558** 0.366** 0.475**
Egg 0.409** 0.177** 0.410**
Fish 0.249** 0.080 0.307**
Oil and butter 0.047 0.058 −0.082
Vegetables 0.419** 0.252** 0.352**
Fruit 0.534** 0.263** 0.470**
Sweets 0.436** 0.124* 0.440**
Milk and yogurt 0.551** 0.217** 0.522**

** Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).

* Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).

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Amare et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:752   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-752

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