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Table 3 Exploratory factor analysis by scales

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

  Factor 1$ Factor 2
Instrumental feeding   
In order to get my child to behave him/herself I promise him/her something to eat. 0.77  
我會為了讓孩子乖一點而應承給他一點吃的東西。   
If my child misbehaves I withhold his/her favourite food. 0.66  
如果孩子不乖或行為不端,我會拒絕給他所吃喜歡的食物。   
I use puddings as a bribe to get my child to eat his/her main course. 0.60  
我會用甜點來哄孩子,好使他好好地吃自己的主餐。   
I reward my child with something to eat when s/he is well behaved. 0.73  
當孩子乖和行為良好時,我會獎勵他一點吃的東西。   
Emotional feeding   
I give my child something to eat to make him/her feel better when s/he is feeling upset. 0.71  
當孩子不開心的時候,我會給他一點吃的東西來讓他感覺好一點。   
I give my child something to eat to make him/her feel better when s/he has been hurt. 0.78  
當孩子不小心弄傷時,我會給他一點吃的東西來讓他感覺好一點。   
I give my child something to eat if s/he is feeling bored. 0.68  
如果孩子覺得無聊,我會給他一點吃的東西。   
I give my child something to eat to make him/her feel better when s/he is worried. 0.83  
當孩子不安的時候,我會給他一點吃的東西來讓他感覺好一點。   
I give my child something to eat to make him/her feel better when s/he is feeling angry. 0.76  
當孩子覺得生氣的時候,我會給他一點吃的東西來讓他感覺好一點。   
Promoting and encouragement to eat   
I encourage my child to look forward to the meal. 0.67  
我會鼓勵孩子高興地期待用餐。   
I praise my child if s/he eats what I give him/her. 0.67  
當孩子吃我所給他的食物時,我會稱讚他。   
I encourage my child to eat a wide variety of foods. 0.66  
我會鼓勵孩子吃各種各樣的食物。   
I present food in an attractive way to my child. 0.60  
我會花心思向孩子呈現食物吸引的一面。   
I encourage my child to taste each of the foods I serve at mealtimes. 0.70  
在用餐時,我會鼓勵孩子試嚐所端上的每種食物。   
I encourage my child to try foods that s/he hasn’t tasted before. 0.64  
我會鼓勵孩子嘗試吃一些他從來沒有吃過的食物。   
I encourage my child to enjoy his/her food. 0.74  
我會鼓勵孩子享受進食的樂趣。   
I praise my child if s/he eats a new food. 0.70  
如果孩子吃一種新的食物,我會稱讚他。   
Control over eating   
I decide when it is time for my child to have a snack 0.73 -0.06
我會決定何時是時候讓孩子吃一些小食。   
I decide how many snacks my child should have 0.73 -0.01
我會決定孩子應該吃多少小食。   
I decide what my child eats between meals 0.73 0.03
我會決定孩子在餐與餐之間吃些甚麼。   
I decide the times when my child eats his/her meals 0.66 0.03
我會決定孩子在甚麼時候吃他的飯餐。   
I insist my child eats meals at the table 0.47 0.39
我堅持要孩子在餐桌用膳。   
I allow my child to choose which foods to have for meals* -0.18 0.46
我會讓孩子選擇用膳時所吃的食物。   
I allow my child to wander around during a meal* 0.07 0.61
我容讓孩子在用餐期間四處閒逛。   
I allow my child to decide when s/he has had enough snacks to eat* 0.07 0.65
我會容讓孩子自己決定在甚麼情况下為之吃夠小食。   
I let my child eat between meals whenever s/he wants* 0.03 0.65
只要孩子想,我會讓孩子在餐與餐之間隨時吃東西。   
I let my child decide when s/he would like to have her meal* 0.08 0.65
我會讓孩子決定他想在甚麼時候用餐。   
  1. *Reversed questions.
  2. $: Bold numbers belong to the same factor.
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