Nutrition Knowledge and Attitudes of Students in Four-Year Hospitality Programs

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The purpose of this research was to determine the level of nutrition knowledge of students in four-year hospitality programs; their attitudes toward nutrition in general (general attitudes); and their attitudes toward its role in commercial foodservice (restaurant attitudes). Correlations between knowledge and attitudes and differences based on gender, age, college classification, and completion of a college nutrition course were also examined. Hospitality management majors in baccalaureate programs at three Texas universities completed 454 usable questionnaires. Although knowledge was not extensive, general and restaurant attitudes were positive. Knowledge was influenced by all factors except gender. General attitudes were influenced by gender, ... continued below

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Bruce, Agnes R. (Agnes Rodriguez) May 1993.

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The purpose of this research was to determine the level of nutrition knowledge of students in four-year hospitality programs; their attitudes toward nutrition in general (general attitudes); and their attitudes toward its role in commercial foodservice (restaurant attitudes). Correlations between knowledge and attitudes and differences based on gender, age, college classification, and completion of a college nutrition course were also examined. Hospitality management majors in baccalaureate programs at three Texas universities completed 454 usable questionnaires. Although knowledge was not extensive, general and restaurant attitudes were positive. Knowledge was influenced by all factors except gender. General attitudes were influenced by gender, age, and classification. Only gender influenced restaurant attitudes. Knowledge was positively correlated with favorable attitudes.

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Bruce, Agnes R. (Agnes Rodriguez). Nutrition Knowledge and Attitudes of Students in Four-Year Hospitality Programs, thesis, May 1993; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc500849/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .