Abstract


DETERMINING THE ATTITUDES OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS REGARDING HEALTHY NUTRITION

This study aimed to determine university students' attitudes regarding healthy nutrıtıon according to some demographic characteristics. The research was a quantitative study. The research was conducted with the participation of 160 volunteer students studying at Artvin Coruh University. The sample group was determined by simple random method. The study was carried out by applying at a questionaire with 27 questions consist of two parts. The survey form of the study in the first episode 6 of which were demographic characteristics and 21 questions were the Attitudes towards Healthy Eating Scale. The Attitudes towards Healthy Eating Scale developed by Tekkurşun Demir and Cicioğlu (2019). The skewness and kurtosis values were taken into count and the data were normally distributed. Followingly, statistical analysis of the data, independent groups T-test, one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA), and Pearson correlation analysis were used. As a result of the analysis performed, no significant difference between the students' Attitudes towards Healthy Eating (ATHE) scores and the variables of gender, age, body mass index, and department of education; Significant differences were determined according to the status of doing sports (p<.05). According to the Post Hoc (SCHEFFE) results made to determine the source of the difference; In the dimension of positive eating habits, the mean score of those who do sports as a hobby and as a license was higher than those who do not do sports, and in the total score of ATHE, the mean score of those who do sports under license was significantly higher than the mean of those who do not do sports.



Keywords

Healthy nutrition, attitude, university students


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