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Table 2 Factor loadings on Varimax Rotated Solution of Principal Components analysis (CEBQ, N = 219)

From: Eating behaviour patterns in Chinese children aged 12-18 months and association with relative weight - factorial validation of the Children's Eating Behaviour Questionnaire

Scale name and items Loading Scale name and items Loading
Slowness in eating (Factor 1: 11.7% variance)   Food responsiveness 1 (Factor 4: 6.2% variance)  
4. My child finishes his/her meal quickly 0.66 28. Even if my child is full up s/he finds room to eat his/her 0.67
8. My child eats slowly 0.76 favourite food  
18. My child takes more than 30 minutes to finish a meal 0.63 34. If given the chance, my child would always have food in his/her mouth 0.68
Emotional under-eating (Factor 2: 6.0% variance)    
11. My child eats less when s/he is tired 0.62 Drink desire (Factor 5: 7.1%variance)  
23. My child eats more when she is happy 0.60 6. My child is always asking for a drink 0.80
25.My child eats less when upset 0.76 29. If given the chance, my child would drink continuously throughout the day 0.80
Food fussiness (Factor 3: 6.8% variance)   31. If given the chance, my child would always be having a drink 0.82
7. My child refuses new food at first 0.71 Emotional overeating (Factor 6: 6.6%variance)  
10. My child enjoys tasting new foods 0.77 2. My child eats more when worried 0.65
32. My child is interested in tasting food s/he hasn't tasted before 0.75 13. My child eats more when annoyed 0.74
   15. My child eats more when anxious 0.77
   Food responsiveness 2 (Factor 7: 7.7% variance)  
   12. My child is always asking for food 0.65
   19. Given the choice, my child would eat most of the time 0.64