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Table 2 The target healthy value, possible value range, range observed, and median and interquartile range (IQR) at Test 1 for the 12 scores

From: Reliability and relative validity of a child nutrition questionnaire to simultaneously assess dietary patterns associated with positive energy balance and food behaviours, attitudes, knowledge and environments associated with healthy eating

CategoryScore Target healthy value Possible value range (range observed) Test 1 Median value (IQ R)
Intake    
Noncore food ≤ 1 0–33 (0–11.9) 2.9 (2.0–4.5)
Sweetened beverages ≤ 1.3 0–14 (0–6) 1.6 (0.8–2.7)
Sweetened beverages – diet soft drink ≤ 1.3 0–11 (0–6) 1.3 (0.6–2.4)
Water 4 0–4 (0–4) 3 (2–4)
Fruit ≥ 6 1–14 (1–12) 5 (4–7)
Vegetables ≥ 8 1–11 (1–10) 4 (3–6)
Healthy behaviour    
Healthy behaviour ≥ 18 8–24 (8–24) 15 (12–18)
Attitude    
Fruit ≥ 16 4–20 (4–20) 18 (16–19)
Vegetable ≥ 16 4–20 (4–20) 16 (13–18)
Environment    
Fruit & vegetable ≥ 19 5–24 (8–24) 19 (17–21)
Knowledge    
Fruit 2 2Φ 4 (3–4)
Vegetables 3 3Φ 4 (4–4)
  1. ΦNo possible value range as score is one item only