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Table 4 Predictors of memory abilities (n = 434)

From: Memory and potential correlates among children in Jordan

Memory Battery   R2 = 0.489  
Significant Independent Variablesa B T-value Beta P
Eating breakfast regularly 13.649 3.083 0.191 .031
Mother’s occupation 10.64 2.534 0.322 .042
Family yearly income(Jordan Dinar) −11.05 −2.018 −0.249 .023
Father’s smoking status −18.65 −3.933 −0.763 .009
Daily sleeping hours 19.72 4.506 0.896 .003
  1. aIncluded variables (all variables): family annual income, child’s gender, child’s type of school, child’s birth order among siblings, child lives with both parents, mother’s smoking, father’s smoking, family area of residence, father’s education, mother’s occupation, mother’s education, father’s occupation, child’s GPA, child’s daily sleeping hours and child’s eating breakfast at home before school