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Table 2 Varimax- rotated Family Food Environment variables loading on factors extracteda

From: Family food environment factors associated with obesity outcomes in early childhood

  Component
1
Negative Feeding Strategies
2
Negative Nutrition Related Beliefs
3
High Resources
4
High Skill
5
Health focused restriction
6
Family Meals
7
TV and devices
8
Parent’s nutrition Knowledge
Belief: Healthy Eating is expensive   0.712       
Belief: It takes too long to prepare healthy food   0.696       
Belief: Healthy Food doesn’t taste good   0.583       
Belief: Healthy eating is important      0.650    
Suitable cooking facilities    0.878      
Suitable food storage    0.870      
Sufficient money to buy food each week   −0.562 0.397      
Parent’s shopping skills     0.754     
Parent’s cooking skills     0.836     
Single Family Mealb       0.683   
Food as a reward for eatingb 0.817        
Food as a reward for behaviourb 0.698        
Parent use of Persuasive feedingb 0.717        −0.272
Parent use of Covert restrictionb      0.723    
Parent use of Overt restrictionb 0.437     0.464    
Structured Meal settingb 0.359      0.421   
Structured Meal timingb      0.302 −0.353 −0.332  
Frequency of Family Meals per week       0.630   
Parent Total Nutrition Knowledge         0.833
Family use of TV/devices during meals (yes/sometimes)       −0.303 0.362 −0.416
Child use of TV/devices during meals (yes/sometimes)        0.682  
Adult use of TV/devices during meals (yes/sometimes)        0.677  
Availability of fruit and vegetables (Sometimes/never)   0.383   −0.260    0.292  
  1. Extraction Method: Principal Component Analysis
  2. Rotation Method: Varimax with Kaiser Normalization
  3. a. In interest of table readability, family food environment variables loading < 0.25 and <-0.25 are not shown
  4. b. FPSQ-28 Sub Scales (Jansen, et al. 2016)