Initial development and testing of a questionnaire of parental self-efficacy for enacting healthy lifestyles in their children
Abbreviated Journal Title
J. Spec. Pediatr. Nurs.
Child; obesity; parent; psychometric; self-efficacy; DIETARY-FAT INTAKE; PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY; WEIGHT MANAGEMENT; INTERNET; INTERVENTION; BEHAVIORS; EXERCISE; OBESITY; FRUIT; FOOD; Nursing; Pediatrics
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to develop and test a questionnaire to assess parental self-efficacy for enacting healthy diet and physical activity behaviors in their 6- to 11-year-old children. Design and Methods. A 35-item questionnaire was developed and tested with 146 U. S. parents. Results. Participant responses resulted in a 34-item questionnaire with two subscales ( dietary behaviors and physical activity behaviors), which were valid and reliable in the study sample. Practice Implications. This new measure will serve as a tool for the assessment of parental self-efficacy for enacting healthy lifestyles in their children 6-11 years old.
Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing
"Initial development and testing of a questionnaire of parental self-efficacy for enacting healthy lifestyles in their children" (2012). Faculty Bibliography 2010s. 2474.