Eating Attitudes of Students in High Schools in a Province Center, and Related Factors


YILDIRIM S., USKUN E., Kurnaz M.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH, vol.4, no.3, pp.149-155, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 4 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/jpr.97659
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.149-155

Abstract

Aim: Determining eating behaviours and negative eating behaviours especially during adolescent period, identifying the factors that can lead to negative eating attitudes can be directive in the prevention of obesity which is a public health problem, and associated diseases. The aim of this study was to assess the eating attitudes of students who were studying in high schools in a city center, and to examine the factors that may be associated with negative eating behaviors.