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Table 5 CEBQ subscales, descriptive statistics and differences by gender and age groups, seven-factor solution (n = 174).

From: Obesity related eating behaviour patterns in Swedish preschool children and association with age, gender, relative weight and parental weight - factorial validation of the Children's Eating Behaviour Questionnaire

  Gender Age
  Boys (n = 87) Girls (n = 87) pa) 1 year (n = 25) 2 years (n = 30) 3 years (n = 34) 4 years (n = 39) 5-6 years (n = 46) pb)
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)   Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Overeating (EOE/FR) 1.5 (0.4) 1.6 (0.5) 0.33 1.8 (0.6) 1.5 (0.5) 1.6 (0.5) 1.5 (0.4) 1.5 (0.4) 0.04 *
Enjoment of food (EF) 3.4 (0.7) 3.5 (0.6) 0.19 3.8 (0.7) 3.6 (0.6) 3.4 (0.6) 3.5 (0.5) 3.2 (0.7) 0.01 *
Desire to drink (DD) 2.0 (0.8) 2.1 (0.8) 0.45 2.1 (0.8) 2.0 (0.9) 2.1 (0.9) 1.9 (0.6) 2.0 (0.7) 0.76
Satiety responsiveness (SR) 3.1 (0.6) 3.1 (0.6) 0.58 3.1 (0.7) 3.1 (0.6) 3.1 (0.6) 3.0 (0.5) 3.1 (0.6) 0.91
Slowness in eating (SE) 2.7 (0.8) 2.9 (0.7) 0.09 2.4 (0.7) 2.8 (0.6) 2.8 (0.6) 2.7 (0.7) 2.8 (0.8) 0.14
Emotional undereating (EUE) 3.3 (0.9) 3.2 (0.9) 0.23 3.6 (0.8) 3.4 (0.9) 3.5 (0.9) 3.0 (1.0) 3.0 (1.0) 0.01 *
Food fussiness (FF) 2.9 (0.8) 2.8 (0.8) 0.47 2.3 (0.7) 2.7 (0.8) 2.9 (0.7) 2.9 (0.7) 3.0 (0.9) 0.01 *
  1. a) P-value from t-test between independent groups.
  2. b) P-value from one-way ANOVA; * p < 0.05