Table 2

Parent report of child's weight

ALL PARENTS

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

OTHER RACE


N

%

N

%

N

%

Exact p-value


Parent Feels Child is:

0.653


Underweight

4

10.8

2

18.2

2

7.7


About Right

9

24.3

3

27.3

6

23.1


Overweight

24

64.9

6

54.5

18

69.2


Parent is Worried that Child 's weight is unhealthy

0.399


Disagree

11

29.7

5

45.5

6

23.1


Neutral

3

8.1

0

0.0

3

11.5


Agree

23

62.2

6

54.5

17

65.4


Parent is Worried that Child Will Become Overweight

0.006


Disagree

13

35.1

8

72.7

5

19.2


Neutral

0

0.0

0

0.0

0

0.0


Agree

24

64.9

3

27.3

21

80.8


Vivian et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:47   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-47

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