WORLD JOURNAL OF ADVANCE
HEALTHCARE RESEARCH

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Abstract

ADOLESCENT’S KNOWLEDGE ON JUNK FOOD

*Krishna Kumari Paudel Subedi and Kalpana Timalsina

ABSTRACT

Background: Junk foods are that foods which are low in nutrient and high in every things else especially carbohydrates, fat, sodium, etc. Using up of junk foods has become almost a universal concerning issues, as more and more people are lured by it day in and day out irrespective of demographic characters. Objective: To identify teenager’s student’s knowledge on junk food and its ill effects on health. Methodology: For this study, a descriptive cross- sectional research was conducted among 120 respondents who were selected by purposive sampling technique. Data were collected by administering structured self-administered questionnaires and were analyzed by using descriptive (frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation) and inferential (Kruskal Wallis test and Mann Whitney) statistics by using Statistical Package of Social Science statistics (SPSS) program 20.0. Results: This study reveals that majority of students had average knowledge and only very few students had poor level of knowledge. Student’s knowledge was differed on the basis of their age, ethnicity, grade of education, gender, father occupation. Likewise, student’s knowledge on junk food was not varied by their mother’s education, mother’s occupation, types of family, living places and amount of pockets money they received. Conclusion: On the basis of finding of this study it can be said that in order to promote good dietary habit among students awareness program to be introduced to the students along with it should be included in the curriculum.

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