Confirmatory factor analysis of a questionnaire measuring control in parental feeding practices in mothers of Head Start children.

@article{Murashima2011ConfirmatoryFA,
  title={Confirmatory factor analysis of a questionnaire measuring control in parental feeding practices in mothers of Head Start children.},
  author={Megumi Murashima and Sharon L. Hoerr and Sheryl O Hughes and Stan A. Kaplowitz},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={594-601}
}
Parental control in child feeding has focused primarily on directive types of control, such as pressure to eat and food restriction. This study aimed to develop an instrument to assess other types of directive control and two additional aspects of parental child feeding, non-directive and food environmental control. Mothers of Head Start children (n=330) completed a 29-item instrument designed to assess these three feeding constructs and reported their children's food intakes. Researchers… CONTINUE READING