Initial development and testing of a questionnaire of parental self-efficacy for enacting healthy lifestyles in their children.

@article{Decker2012InitialDA,
  title={Initial development and testing of a questionnaire of parental self-efficacy for enacting healthy lifestyles in their children.},
  author={Jonathan W. Decker},
  journal={Journal for specialists in pediatric nursing : JSPN},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={147-58}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to develop and test a questionnaire to assess parental self-efficacy for enacting healthy diet and physical activity behaviors in their 6- to 11-year-old children. DESIGN AND METHODS A 35-item questionnaire was developed and tested with 146 U.S. parents. RESULTS Participant responses resulted in a 34-item questionnaire with two subscales (dietary behaviors and physical activity behaviors), which were valid and reliable in the study sample. PRACTICE… CONTINUE READING
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