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Development of the Children's Eating Behaviour Questionnaire.
- J. Wardle, C. Guthrie, S. Sanderson, L. Rapoport
- PsychologyJournal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
- 1 October 2001
The CEBQ should provide a useful measure of eating style for research into the early precursors of obesity or eating disorders, and is especially important in relation to the growing evidence for the heritability of obesity.
Development of a Measure of the Motives Underlying the Selection of Food: the Food Choice Questionnaire
The development of a multidimensional measure of motives related to food choice, developed through factor analysis of responses from a sample of 358 adults ranging in age from 18 to 87 years is described.
Development of a general nutrition knowledge questionnaire for adults
A reliable and valid questionnaire to provide a comprehensive measure of the nutritional knowledge of UK adults that meets psychometric criteria for reliability and construct validity and should provide a useful scale with which to reassess the relationship between knowledge and dietary behaviour is described.
Once-only flexible sigmoidoscopy screening in prevention of colorectal cancer: a multicentre randomised controlled trial
Demographic, familial and trait predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption by pre-school children
- L. Cooke, J. Wardle, E. Gibson, M. Sapochnik, A. Sheiham, M. Lawson
- MedicinePublic Health Nutrition
- 1 April 2004
Findings may be used to inform future interventions aimed at increasing children's consumption of fruit and vegetables and parents should be made aware of the possible impact of their own behaviour on the eating habits of their children.
Social isolation, loneliness, and all-cause mortality in older men and women
- A. Steptoe, A. Shankar, P. Demakakos, J. Wardle
- PsychologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 25 March 2013
It was found that mortality was higher among more socially isolated and more lonely participants, and the effect of loneliness was not independent of demographic characteristics or health problems and did not contribute to the risk associated with social isolation.
Gender differences in food choice: The contribution of health beliefs and dieting
- J. Wardle, A. Haase, A. Steptoe, Maream Nillapun, Kiriboon Jonwutiwes, France Bellisie
- MedicineAnnals of behavioral medicine : a publication of…
- 1 April 2004
Examining 4 food choice behaviors in a large sample of young adults from 23 countries finds that women were more likely than men to report avoiding high-fat foods, eating fruit and fiber, and limiting salt, and together they explained almost 50%.
Nutrition knowledge and food intake
Logistic regression showed that respondents in the highest quintile for knowledge were almost 25 times more likely to meet current recommendations for fruit, vegetable and fat intake than those in the lowest quintile, indicating that knowledge is an important factor in explaining variations in food choice.
Parental feeding style and the inter-generational transmission of obesity risk.
- J. Wardle, S. Sanderson, C. Guthrie, L. Rapoport, R. Plomin
- Psychology, MedicineObesity research
- 1 June 2002
The results suggest that the stereotype of the obese mother, who uses food in nonnutritive ways so that her child also becomes obese, is more likely to be myth than fact, but the results raise the possibility that lack of control of food intake might contribute to the emergence of differences in weight.
Socioeconomic Status and Adiposity in Childhood: A Systematic Review of Cross‐sectional Studies 1990–2005
A review of 34 studies from developed countries published after 1941 found inconsistent relationships between socioeconomic status (SES) and childhood adiposity and in view of the trends in pediatric obesity, the relationship between SES and adiposity may have changed.