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Nutritional knowledge, food habits and health attitude of Chinese university students –a cross sectional study–

Ruka Sakamaki12*, Kenji Toyama2, Rie Amamoto2, Chuan-Jun Liu3 and Naotaka Shinfuku1

Author Affiliations

1 International Center for Medical Research. Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, 650-0017, Japan

2 Seinan Jo Gakuin University Faculty of Health and Welfare, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Kitakyusyu, 803-0835, Japan

3 Department of Plastic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, 650-0017, Japan

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Nutrition Journal 2005, 4:4  doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-4

Published: 9 February 2005

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Table 2 containing the results of questions related to lifestyle practices with special reference to food habit. The meal patterns, consumption of fruits and vegetables, consumption of fried foods, consumption of alcohol were assessed in male and female students. The Chi-square analyses were employed to compare the behavioral differences by gender. The evaluations of statistical significance were made at the p < 0.05.

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Table 3 contains the results of body shape perception and health consciousness of male and female students. Male and female respondents were categorized in to 4 groups respectively, according to mean BMI of ± 1 standard deviation (SD). Analyses were made between BMI groups using Chi-square analysis. The evaluations of statistical significance were made at the p < 0.05.

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