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Table 4 Category frequencies and item threshold parameters for each item of J-EAT-10

From: Item analysis of the Eating Assessment Tool (EAT-10) by the Rasch model: a secondary analysis of cross-sectional survey data obtained among community-dwelling elders

 Full sampleIndependent groupDependent group
Item (abbreviated)Category frequenciesCategory frequenciesCategory frequencies
012340123401234
1. Lose weight4977250231922919198326853311516
2. Go out meals527843711225121420276633392
3. Liquids effort486926788232281701254645087
4. Solids effort39314510013101955227401989373910
5. Pills effort3891221287151914437331987891412
6. Painful4491148396216411821233736575
7. Pleasure eat4511246014122184112522338348910
8. Stick throat348181125161658033001831019216
9. Cough204256188121901295720114127131101
10. Stressful4721176165221431310251744855
 ThresholdsThresholdsThresholds
0/11/22/33/40/11/22/33/40/11/22/33/4
1. Lose weight0.62−0.54−0.06−0.031.16−0.99−0.220.050.42−0.300.03−0.15
2. Go out meals−1.22−1.31− 0.503.040.190.19−0.960.58−1.42−1.38− 0.182.97
3. Liquids effort−0.58− 0.851.240.20− 0.47− 1.012.30− 0.82− 0.70− 0.850.990.56
4. Solids effort− 1.20− 0.581.330.45− 1.05− 0.530.830.75− 1.24− 0.541.580.21
5. Pills effort−0.75− 0.842.18−0.59− 0.36−0.611.47−0.49− 0.92−0.902.55−0.73
6. Painful−1.08−0.831.320.59−0.70−0.241.04−0.10−1.19−1.011.450.74
7. Pleasure eat−0.610.020.71−0.12−0.260.48−0.03− 0.18−0.73− 0.091.02− 0.21
8. Stick throat−1.71−0.903.99−1.38− 1.90− 0.722.560.06− 1.59−1.003.82−1.23
9. Cough−3.00−2.021.123.90−2.18−0.862.330.71−2.79−2.111.073.84
10. Stressful−1.16−0.631.480.32−1.08−0.281.150.20−1.12−0.711.590.24
  1. Bold and italics indicate disordered thresholds
  2. J-EAT-10 Japanese version of the Eating Assessment Tool