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Table 2 Application of the theory of planned behaviour to feeding healthy food to kids randomized controlled trial

From: Study protocol of a parent-focused child feeding and dietary intake intervention: the feeding healthy food to kids randomised controlled trial

Theoretical component FHFK application FHFK component (measurement tool)
Personal beliefs + evaluation = attitude towards behaviour · Personal beliefs about feeding children · RC parent interviews (LSAC, CFQ)
· TR modules 1, 2, 3, 4 (ATES) and RC child feeding section
· Personal evaluation of children’s dietary intake
· RC parent interviews (LSAC, CFQ
· Attitude towards child feeding  
Normative beliefs + motivation to comply with norms = Subjective norm · Normative beliefs about child feeding · RC celebrity parent interviews
· RC child section - feedback, fussy eating, encouragement, consistency (CFQ, LSAC)
· Normative beliefs about children’s dietary intake
· Motivation to comply with dietary guidelines · TR modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 (ATES, CFQ)
Perceived behavioural control and behavioural intention · Perceived control over child feeding and intention to change child feeding or the dietary intake of children · TR Module 7 (Fussy eating) RC child section for parental efficacy (LSAC) and child feeding (CFQ)
  1. TR = Tummy Rumbles, RC = Raising Children DVD, LSAC = Longitudinal Study of Australian Children,
  2. CFQ = Child Feeding Questionnaire, ATES = Australian Toddler Eating Survey Food Frequency Questionnaire.