The SCOFF questionnaire is a simple interview instrument which can be used to screen people for eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia.
There are 5 questions with keywords starting with the letters of SCOFF:
ontrol over eating
ne stone (weight loss)
Scoring: 1 point is assigned for each "Yes" answer.
SCOFF score =
= SUM(points for the 5 questions)
• minimum score: 0
• maximum score: 5
• A score >= 2 indicates that the person may have anorexia nervosa or bulimia and further evaluation is warranted.
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