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Development and testing of a nutrition, food safety, and physical activity checklist for EFNEP and FSNE adult programs.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20219724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To develop and assess reliability and validity of the Nutrition, Food Safety, and Physical Activity Checklist to measure nutrition, food safety, and physical activity practices among adult Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Food Stamp Nutrition Education program (FSNE) participants.
METHODS: Test-retest reliability (Cronbach alpha), internal consistency (Pearson Correlation), criterion-related validity (Spearman Correlation Coefficients), and sensitivity-to-change, were calculated for dietary quality, food safety, and physical activity, based on data collected from 73 EFNEP and FSNE participants.
RESULTS: Nutrition and physical activity domains achieved reliability coefficients of 0.70. The instrument scored Spearman correlation coefficients of 0.20 for nutrition, 0.34 for food safety, and 0.28 for physical activity.
CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS: The instrument consistently measured dietary and physical activity practices, but not food safety. All domains obtained low correlation coefficients, although consistent with other studies' validity results.
Authors:
Traliece Bradford; Elena L Serrano; Ruby H Cox; Michael Lambur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nutrition education and behavior     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1878-2620     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nutr Educ Behav     Publication Date:    2010 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-11     Completed Date:  2010-05-17     Revised Date:  2013-01-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101132622     Medline TA:  J Nutr Educ Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0430, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Consumer Product Safety*
Diet / standards
Exercise / physiology*
Female
Health Education*
Humans
Middle Aged
Nutrition Assessment*
Nutritional Sciences* / education
Pilot Projects
Public Assistance
Questionnaires / standards*
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity
Young Adult
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
J Nutr Educ Behav. 2010 Mar-Apr;42(2):71   [PMID:  20219719 ]

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