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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Analysis of knowledge and attitude towards healthy eating among low middle and high income groups
Author(s): K Tharmar and Dr. S Thirumalaikumar
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to Analyses of Knowledge and Attitude towards Healthy Eating among Low Middle and High Income Groups. For this study three hundred subjects consist of low 100, middle 100 and 100 high income groups were randomly selected from Chennai District and their age ranged between 30 to 50. Knowledge and attitude towards healthy eating was measured through the questionnaire developed by Roberts K., National Obesity Observatory, 2010. To delimit the study the following two questions only were selected 1.What do you consider to be a healthy diet? 2. What changes would you make to your own diet? One way ANOVA Schefee’s post hoc test and option wise analysis were used to find out the differences among Low Middle and High Income groups on knowledge and attitude towards healthy eating. It was concluded that the statement on “what do you consider to be a healthy diet?, that statement result shown that no significant difference among Low Middle and High Income Groups. Among the low, middle and high income groups 43, 45 and 36% respectively consider eating more vegetables as the healthy diet. It was concluded that the statement on “what changes would you make to your own diet?, that statement result shown that significant difference among low middle and high income groups. Among the low income group 23% considers healthy diet, middle income 27% considers healthy diet and 36% considers more vegetables (including salads) as the changes in their diet.
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How to cite this article:
K Tharmar, Dr. S Thirumalaikumar. Analysis of knowledge and attitude towards healthy eating among low middle and high income groups. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):1813-1816.
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