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Table 1 Items taken from previously validated surveys

From: Validation of a survey instrument to assess home environments for physical activity and healthy eating in overweight children

Items taken from the Food Availability Questionnaire
Items were modified by changing from Yes/No Answers to a 5 point scale ranging from Never to Always
Item Retained in final Home Environment Survey Items taken from the Family and Activity Habits Questionnare
Items were modified by changing from Yes/No Answers to a 5 point scale ranging from Never to Always
Item Retained in Final Home Environment Survey
Fruit/Vegetable Availability Scale   Fat/Sweets Availability Scale  
   Apples Yes    Chips Yes
   Applesauce Yes    Popcorn Yes
   Bananas Yes    Nuts Yes
   Cantaloupe/Melon Yes    Crackers Yes
   Fruit Salad Yes    Sunflower Seeds Yes
   Grapes Yes    Candy Yes
   Oranges Yes    Wafers Yes
   Peaches Yes    Cookies Yes
   Strawberries Yes Healthy Eating Parental Role Modelling Scale  
   Watermelon Yes    Eat meals in living/TV Area Yes
   Applejuice Yes    Take second helpings Yes
   Grapejuice Yes    Eat while standing Yes
   Orangejuice Yes    Eat from pot/pan Yes
   Broccoli Yes    Eat while watching TV/reading Yes
   Carrots Yes    Eat when you were bored Yes
   Cauliflower Yes    Eat when you were in a bad mood/angry Yes
   Celery Yes    Eat in a disorderly way Yes
   Corn Yes    Eat late at night Yes
   Lettuce Yes Healthy Eating Parental Policies Scale  
   Peas Yes    What do you do when your child is not hungry No
   Green Beans Yes    Eat breakfast with child Yes
   Potatoes Yes    Eat lunch with child Yes
   Tomatoes Yes    Eat pm snack with child Yes
      Eat dinner with child Yes
      Can child eat snacks without permission Yes