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Table 1 Wording of the CNL-E scale items (originally stated in Norwegian)

From: Assessing adolescents’ perceived proficiency in critically evaluating nutrition information

Item Item wording
1 evaluate whether nutritional advice in the media (newspapers, magazines, television) is reliable?
2 consider how reliable warnings about poor nutrition are, as warnings against malnutrition?
3 consider whether information on websites for nutritional information is reliable?
4 consider what it takes a scientific nutritional claim to be valid?
5 evaluate nutritional advice in the media (newspapers, magazines, television) in a scientific way?
  1. Note: The six-point response scale was anchored with the phrase ‘on a scale from ‘very difficult’ to ‘very easy’, how easy or difficult would you say it is to (1 = Very difficult, 6 = Very easy)’