Satisfaction and Perception of Nutrition Education by Elementary School Students
초등학생의 영양교육에 대한 만족과 인식 조사

Jee-Sun Yun, Eun-Soon Lyu
2012 Journal of the Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition  
The study was conducted to investigate the perception and satisfaction of nutrition education by elementary school students. Questionnaires were distributed to a total of 327 students at three elementary schools in the Ulsan area in July 2010. Fifty-two percent of the respondents were satisfied with the teaching tools/audio-visual materials for nutrition education. Compared with other lectures, 46.5% of the students responded that nutrition education was more interesting. Average scores for
more » ... rage scores for necessity of nutrition education was 4.02/5.00, and willingness to participate in re-education lecture was 3.80/5.00. Seventy-seven percent of students answered that they would encourage friends to participate in nutrition education. Average scores for necessity of nutrition education and willingness to participate in re-education lecture were significantly (p<0.01) higher in the student group that was satisfied with the teaching tools/audio-visual materials and lectures. Students who were satisfied with the tools/audio-visual materials and those interested in nutrition education had significantly (p<0.01) higher average scores for improved dietary habits from nutrition education contents compared to other students.
doi:10.3746/jkfn.2012.41.9.1259 fatcat:dti437zdvvb7bh7gnqfhywlbue