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Table 2 Child eating behaviour scales [28] in GEMINI and NOURISH

From: The relationship between appetite and food preferences in British and Australian children

  Mean (SD) Cronbach’s Alpha (α) Correlations
  Enjoyment of food Food responsiveness Satiety responsiveness Slowness in eating Food fussiness
GEMINI (n = 1044)a        
 Enjoyment of food 4.17 (0.60) 0.85 1 .344** -.636** -.458** -.620**
 Food responsiveness 2.22 (0.75) 0.76   1 -.444** -.260** -.168**
 Satiety responsiveness 2.70 (0.63) 0.78 - - 1 .574** .470**
 Slowness in eating 2.48 (0.64) 0.67 - - - 1 .340**
 Food fussiness 2.19 (0.69) 0.86 - - - - 1
NOURISH (n = 167)b        
 Enjoyment of food 3.77 (0.67) 0.89 1 .378** -.510** -.505** -.664**
 Food responsiveness 2.42 (0.68) 0.77 - 1 -.311** -.242** -.105
 Satiety responsiveness 2.99 (0.58) 0.78 - - 1 .503** .374**
 Slowness in eating 3.09 (0.72) 0.82 - - - 1 .463**
 Food fussiness 2.87 (0.82) 0.93 - - - - 1
  1. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. aThe CEBQ scale data were collected in GEMINI when children were 16 ± 1 months
  3. bThe CEBQ scale data were collected in NOURISH when children were 44 ± 3 months (3.7 years)