Clarifying concepts of food parenting practices. A Delphi study with an application to snacking behavior

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Abstract

Inconsistencies in measurements of food parenting practices continue to Fundamental to this problem is the lack of clarity about what is different concepts of food parenting practices. The purpose of this clarify food parenting practice concepts related to snacking. A three Delphi study among an international group of experts (n = 63) was the first round, an open-ended survey was used to collect food parenting descriptions and concept labels associated with those practices. In the round, participants were asked to match up descriptions with the concept labels. The third and final round allowed participants to descriptions and concept labels were matched, taking into account the expressed in round two. Round one produced 408 descriptions of food practices and 110 different concept names. Round two started with 116 descriptions of food parenting practices and 20 concept names. On 40 descriptions, consensus regarding the underlying concept name was round two. Of the remaining 76 descriptions, consensus on 47 regarding the underlying concept name was reached in round three. The study supports the essential process of consensus development with food parenting practices concepts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-57
Number of pages7
JournalAppetite
Volume79
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2014

Keywords

  • Food parenting practices
  • Snacking
  • Children
  • Delphi study
  • CHILD FEEDING QUESTIONNAIRE
  • VEGETABLE CONSUMPTION
  • PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY
  • WEIGHT STATUS
  • OBESITY
  • ENVIRONMENT
  • VALIDATION
  • STRATEGIES
  • ATTITUDES
  • FRUIT

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