Relationship Knowledge and Attitude About Fast Food with Obesity on Teenagers

Rosihan, Adhani (2016) Relationship Knowledge and Attitude About Fast Food with Obesity on Teenagers. In: International Conference on Information Science, Technology, Management, Humanities & Business (ITMAHuB 2016), 21st – 23rd November, 2016, Penang, Malaysia.


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The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between knowledge and attitude about fast food with obesity on teenagers in BanjarbaruCity, South Kalimantan Province. This study is observational analytic with cross-sectionaldesign. The population in this studywerejunior high school students in Banjarbaru City, school sample taken by simple random sampling with sample obtained 150 people. The results using chi-squaretest shows significantrelationship between knowledge and obesity on teenagers and significant relationship between attitude and obesity on teenagers. Theteenagers are advised to reduce consumption of fast foods. Fast food is not good for health and can lead to obesity and other degenerative diseases. Schools need to provide information to students about healthy eating and providing books on healthy eating at the Library.In addition, schools must ensure the type of food sold in the school canteen is healthy food and to the parents for more attention to the food intake of their children. Keywords: Knowledge, Attitude, Fast Food, Obesity.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran > Pendidikan Dokter Gigi
Depositing User: Mr Arief Mirathan - Eka Setya Wijaya
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2017 03:02
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2017 07:29

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