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Table 4 Gender difference in eating behavious (sub-scales)

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

Factors Boy (N = 114) Girl (N = 105) P
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Slowness in eating 2.90 (0.65) 2.96 (0.61) 0.43
Emotional undereating 3.09 (0.90) 2.95 (0.87) 0.23
Food fussiness 2.30 (0.84) 2.57 (0.87) 0.02*
Food responsiveness 1 2.42 (0.83) 2.08 (1.01) 0.01*
Desire to drink 3.14 (0.86) 2.96 (0.99) 0.14
Emotional overeating 1.82 (0.68) 1.75 (0.64) 0.46
Food responsiveness 2 3.34 (0.83) 3.00 (1.04) 0.01*
  1. FR 1 = item 28, 34; FR 2 = item12, 19. *p < 0.05