The Influence of Parents Feeding Practices, Eating Knowledge, and Attitude on Eating Behavior among Senior High School Students in South Tangerang, Indonesia

Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences

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Title The Influence of Parents Feeding Practices, Eating Knowledge, and Attitude on Eating Behavior among Senior High School Students in South Tangerang, Indonesia
 
Creator Soraya, Siti
Hastuti, Dwi
Johan, Irni Rahmayani
 
Subject Eating behavior
Eating attitude
Eating knowledge
High school students
Parents feeding practices
 
Description BACKGROUND: Adolescence is a period of transition from childhood to early adulthood, an important period because of the rapid development of reproductive organs. The quality of adolescent food consumption in South Tangerang City in 2018 was not appropriate because of consumption less fiber, fruit, and vegetables, consuming foods high in sugar, fast food, and skipping meals, and consuming snacks outside the home. Adolescent eating behavior was also determined through knowledge information and attitude about food originated from parents’ feeding practices that influenced adolescent eating behavior.
AIM: This study aims to determine the effect of parents’ feeding practices, eating knowledge, and attitude on eating behavior among senior high school students in South Tangerang.
METHODS: The study involved 503 high school students who were selected purposively using the online data collection through convenience sampling technique. The design of this study used a cross-sectional study through an online self-administered method with the help of a questionnaire. Path analysis is used to see the direct and indirect effects using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences 25.0.
RESULTS: The influence test results show that parents feeding practices (PX1 = 0.318*), eating knowledge (PX2 = 0.158*), and eating attitudes (PX3 = *0.022) directly affect students eating behavior.
CONCLUSION: There was a significant effect of parents’ feeding practices, knowledge, and eating attitude on the eating behavior.
 
Publisher Scientific Foundation SPIROSKI, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
 
Date 2021-10-16
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/7147
10.3889/oamjms.2021.7147
 
Source Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences; Vol. 9 No. E (2021): E - Public Health; 913-918
1857-9655
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://oamjms.eu/index.php/mjms/article/view/7147/6174
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Siti Soraya, Dwi Hastuti, Irni Rahmayani Johan (Author)
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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