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Table 1 Mean scores, standard deviations, skewness and kurtosis for 10 CFPQ subscales and 3 related attitude scales

From: Validation of the Comprehensive Feeding Practices Questionnaire with parents of 10-to-12-year-olds

  Mean (SD) Skewness Kurtosis
CFPQ subscale (number of items)    
Child control (5) 2.4 (0.6) 0.49 0.41
Encourage balance and variety (4) 4.5 (0.5) -1.04 0.93
Environment (4) 3.9 (0.7) -0.43 -0.28
Involvement (3) 3.5 (0.8) -0.25 -0.47
Modeling (4) 3.9 (0.7) -0.56 0.31
Monitoring (4) 4.0 (0.6) -0.50 1.11
Pressure (3) 2.8 (1.0) -0.05 -0.65
Restriction for health (4) 2.9 (1.0) 0.05 -0.78
Restriction for weight control (8) 2.2 (0.8) 0.58 -0.08
Teaching nutrition (3) 4.1 (0.7) -0.67 -0.10
Related attitude scales (number of items)    
Responsibility for child eating (3) 4.0 (0.5) -0.39 0.62
Concern for child overweight (3) 1.7 (1.0) 1.32 0.68
Concern for child underweight (3) 1.8 (1.0) 1.15 0.41
  1. Note: All response formats are 5-point Likert type scales (see appendix for details). Skewness and kurtosis values exceeding the absolute value of 1 are written in boldfaced type.