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Table 4 Eating practices and eating, media and physical activity policies (reliability only)

From: Reliability and validity of the Healthy Home Survey: A tool to measure factors within homes hypothesized to relate to overweight in children

N = 45 % Agree Kappa (95% CI) ICC (95% CI)
Eating practices (days/wk)    
Breakfast at home 88.9 0.86 (0.74–0.98)w 0.93 (0.87–0.96)
Breakfast at school 77.8 0.81 (0.70–0.91)w 0.91 (0.85–0.95)
Breakfast elsewhere 86.7 0.64 (0.42–0.87)w 0.71 (0.53–0.83)
Breakfast watching TV 64.4 0.78 (0.66–0.90)w 0.89 (0.80–0.94)
Lunch watching TV 77.8 0.52 (0.29–0.76)w 0.66 (0.46–0.80)
Dinner watching TV 73.3 0.80 (0.70–0.90)w 0.92 (0.86–0.96)
Snacks watching TV 60.0 0.62 (0.44–0.80)w 0.69 (0.51–0.82)
Dinner away from home1 65.9 0.59 (0.43–0.74)w 0.64 (0.42–0.79)
Dining together 75.6 0.79 (0.66–0.92)w 0.89 (0.81–0.94)
Eating policies (categorical)    
Location eat dinner 93.3 0.73 (0.46–0.99) .
Amount served to child 95.6 0.57 (0.13–1.00)w .
Finish dinner policy 2 75.0 0.75 (0.51–0.91)w 0.79 (0.65–0.88)
Restriction of desserts 53.3 0.61 (0.46–0.77)w 0.75 (0.60–0.86)
Reward with desserts 55.6 0.58 (0.43–0.73)w 0.71 (0.53–0.83)
Seconds policy 64.4 0.36 (0.11–0.61)w 0.32 (0.04–0.56)
Set meal times policy 42.2 0.40 (0.20–0.60)w 0.52 (0.27–0.70)
Child serves own dinner2 63.6 0.68 (0.53–0.84)w 0.77 (0.61–0.87)
Child serves own snacks 68.9 0.65 (0.49–0.82)w 0.77 (0.62–0.87)
Parent avoids snacking 57.8 0.61 (0.47–0.76)w 0.76 (0.61–0.86)
Parent eats healthy 66.7 0.44 (0.21–0.67)w 0.44 (0.17–0.65)
Media and physical activity policies (categorical)    
Restrict TV use 71.1 0.68 (0.54–0.83)w 0.79 (0.65–0.88)
Restrict Computer use 60.0 0.62 (0.44–0.80)w 0.66 (0.47–0.80)
Restrict Video Game use3 66.7 0.58 (0.35–0.81)w 0.60 (0.35–0.77)
Reward with TV 77.8 0.77 (0.63–0.92)w 0.82 (0.70–0.90)
Reward with Computer 82.2 0.74 (0.59–0.88)w 0.84 (0.72–0.91)
Reward with Video Game3 87.2 0.75 (0.50–1.00)w 0.86 (0.74–0.93)
Restrict Active indoor play 53.3 0.49 (0.30–0.67)w 0.68 (0.48–0.81)
Restrict outdoor play (yard)4 51.2 0.41 (0.21–0.61)w 0.54 (0.29–0.72)
Restrict outdoor play (neighborhood) 53.3 0.52 (0.34–0.71)w 0.63 (0.41–0.78)
  1. wWeighted Kappa (items with ≥3 response categories); ICC = single measure intraclass correlation coefficient; 1n = 41; 2n = 44; 3n = 39; 4n = 43