Correlates of Children's Eating Attitude Test scores among primary school children.

@article{Shariff2005CorrelatesOC,
  title={Correlates of Children's Eating Attitude Test scores among primary school children.},
  author={Zalilah Mohd. Shariff and Zaidah Mohamed Yasin},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2005},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={463-72}
}
A total of 107 Malay primary school girls (8-9 yr. old) completed a set of measurements on eating behavior (ChEAT, food neophobia scales, and dieting experience), the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, body shape satisfaction, dietary intake, weight, and height. About 38% of the girls scored 20 and more on the ChEAT, and 46% of them reported dieting by reducing sugar and sweets (73%), skipping meals (67%), reducing fat foods (60%) and snacks (53%) as the most frequent methods practiced. In general… CONTINUE READING