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Please pick the word that best applies to the statement below
|I am scared about being overweight||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I stay away from eating when I am hungry||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I think about food a lot of the time||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I have gone on eating binges||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I cut my food into small pieces||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I am aware of the calorie content in foods||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I try to stay away from foods such as breads||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I feel that others would like me to eat more||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I vomit after I have eaten||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I feel very guilty after eating||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I think a lot about wanting to be thinner||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I think about burning up calories when I exercise||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|Other people think I’m too thin||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I think a lot about having fat on my body||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I take longer than others to eat my meals||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I stay away from foods with sugar in them||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I eat diet foods||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I think that food controls my life||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I can show self control around food||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I feel that others pressure me to eat||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I give too much time and thought to food||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I feel uncomfortable after eating sweets||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I have been dieting||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I like my stomach to be empty||0||0||0||1||2||3|
|I enjoy trying new, rich foods||3||2||1||0||0||0|
|I have the urge to vomit after eating||0||0||0||1||2||3|
Validity and Reliability
Number Of Questions
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Mohammed Looti, PSYCHOLOGICAL SCALES (2023) Children’s Eating Attitudes Test (ChEAT). Retrieved from https://scales.arabpsychology.com/s/childrens-eating-attitudes-test-cheat/. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31575.96163