Table 4. Comparison of Adult and Child Self-Reports of Food-Related Concerns and Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Survey VariableConcordance/NonconcordanceOverall, n (%)WIC/SNAP Users, n (%)WIC/SNAP Nonusers, n (%)
Food-related concernsaAdult-child agreement14 (25)5 (16)9 (36)
Adult overestimate15 (27)11 (36)4 (16)
Adult underestimate27 (48)15 (48)12 (48)
Depression symptomsAdult-child agreement24 (41)12 (38)12 (46)
Adult overestimate8 (14)5 (16)3 (12)
Adult underestimate26 (45)15 (47)11 (42)
Generalized anxiety symptomsa Adult-child agreement19 (34)9 (29)10 (40)
Adult overestimate4 (7)3 (10)1 (4)
Adult underestimate33 (59)19 (61)14 (56)
OCD symptomsAdult-child agreement15 (26)6 (19)9 (35)
Adult overestimate6 (10)5 (16)1 (4)
Adult underestimate37 (64)21 (66)16 (62)
  • a Data points are missing; valid percentages are reported.

  • Total percentages are subject to rounding error.

  • SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; WIC, Women, Infants, and Children nutrition program.