Analysis of Nutritional Food Consumption Behavior in the People of Kendari City during the Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Lisnawaty
  • Febriana Muchtar
  • Irma Yunawati
Keywords: consumption behavior, knowledge, attitudes, actions

Abstract

Improving immunity is one of the keys to preventing the transmission of the Covid-19 virus. Consuming balanced nutritional food is one way to keep the immune system primed. Nutritional food consumption is the daily average dietary intake, grouped into carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals. Food consumption is strongly influenced by a person's behavioral factors. Food consumption behavior is a form of eating habits practice that is strongly influenced by knowledge, attitudes, and actions of a person toward food. This study aimed to analyze the nutritional food consumption behavior in the people of Kendari City during the Covid-19 pandemic. The samples in this study amounted to 1,133 people. Based on the results of the study using logistic regression analysis, obtained a significant value (Sig.) for the variables of knowledge, attitudes, and actions was < 0.05, which means that knowledge, attitudes, and actions have an influence on nutritional food consumption behavior in the people of Kendari City during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Published
2022-08-19
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