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Table 2 Internal reliability of the parental feeding style questionnaire

From: Chinese translation and validation of a parental feeding style questionnaire for parents of Hong Kong preschoolers

Parental feeding style questionnaire Mean score (SD) Cronbach’s alpha Item-deleted Cronbach’s alpha
Instrumental feeding (4 items) 2.68 (0.66) 0.63 0.50-0.61
Emotional feeding (5 items) 2.31 (0.70) 0.81 0.74-0.80
Prompting or encouragement to eat (8 items) 3.67 (0.64) 0.83 0.80-0.82
Control over eating (10 items) 3.82 (0.50) 0.63 0.58-0.65
Total (27 items) 3.33 (0.36) 0.75 0.73-0.77
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