Influential factors of caregiver behavior at mealtime: a study of 24 child-care programs.

@article{NahikianNelms1997InfluentialFO,
  title={Influential factors of caregiver behavior at mealtime: a study of 24 child-care programs.},
  author={M Nahikian-Nelms},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={97 5},
  pages={505-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the nutrition knowledge and attitudes of caregivers in child-care programs and to observe the behaviors of caregivers as they interact with children at mealtime. DESIGN A nonexperimental research design. Nutrition knowledge and attitudes toward nutrition were measured using survey methodology designed for this study. Observers measured caregiver behavior by means of observation and quantified it using a behavior checklist. Interrater reliability was 98%. Instruments were… CONTINUE READING

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