Preliminary validation of the Parent Mealtime Action Scale and its association with food intake in children from São Paulo, Brazil.

@article{Petty2013PreliminaryVO,
  title={Preliminary validation of the Parent Mealtime Action Scale and its association with food intake in children from S{\~a}o Paulo, Brazil.},
  author={Maria Luiza Blanques Petty and Maria Arlete Meil Schimith Escriv{\~a}o and Altay Alves Lino de Souza},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2013},
  volume={62},
  pages={166-72}
}
The present study aimed to translate the Parent Mealtime Action Scale (PMAS) into Portuguese and to evaluate the factorial structure and the psychometric characteristics of this version. Further, we investigated the associations between parent mealtime actions and the intake of fruits, vegetables and energy-dense foods in 6-10years-old children from São… CONTINUE READING