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Psicothema, 2007. Vol. Vol. 19 (nº 4). 646-653




Factores asociados a la conducta alimentaria en preadolescentes

Manuel de Gracia, María Marcó y Patricia Trujano*

Universidad de Girona y * Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Los objetivos de este estudio son: adaptación al español y validación preliminar de los cuestionarios Children Eating Attitudes Test (ChEAT), Lawrence Self-Esteem Questionnaire (LAWSEQ) y el Body Esteem Scale (BES), y el estudio de la autoestima corporal en niños y niñas preadolescentes y de su posible relación con determinadas actitudes alimentarias y la autoestima general. Es un estudio transversal, analítico y observacional, con una muestra formada por 457 participantes, un 55,14% niños y un 44,86% niñas, rango de edad 8-12 años (ME= 10.14 años, DE= 1.30 años). Se realizó un análisis múltiple de la varianza (MANOVA) Edad por Sexo con los totales del LAWSEQ, ChEAT, BES, BIA e IMC. El coeficiente alfa de cronbach fue 0.76 para el ChEAT, alfa= 0.80 para el BES, y alfa= 0.67 para el LAWSEQ. Los niños obtienen puntuaciones totales significativamente más altas en ChEAT que las niñas. Un 10,4% (n= 45) de la muestra total obtuvo puntuaciones superiores al punto de corte del ChEAT, presentando una menor autoestima corporal y general, un ideal de imagen más delgado y una mayor discrepancia entre su yo real y su yo social.

Factors associated with eating behavior in pre-adolescents. The goals of this study are the preliminary Spanish adaptation and validation of the following questionnaires: the Children’s Eating Attitudes Test (ChEAT), the Lawrence Self-Esteem Questionnaire (LAWSEQ) and the Body Esteem Scale (BES). In addition, we studied bodily self-esteem in pre-adolescent children, and their possible relation to certain eating attitudes and general self-esteem. This study is cross-sectional, analytical and observational. The sample was made up of 457 participants, 55.14% boys and 44.86% girls aged between 8 and 12 (M = 10.14, SD = 1.30). A multivariate analysis of variance (Age x Sex) was carried out with the total scores of LAWSEQ, ChEAT, BES, BIA and BMI. Cronbach’s alpha reliability coefficient was .76, .80, and .67 for ChEAT, BES, and LAWSEQ, respectively. The boys presented significantly higher total scores in the ChEAT than the girls. Of the sample, 10.4% (n = 45) scored over the cut-off point of the ChEAT: These subjects presented lower general and bodily self-esteem, a slimmer ideal image and a greater discrepancy between their real self and their social self.

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