Knowledge and Utilization of Mushroom as a Food Supplement among Families in Selected Local Government Areas of Cross River State, Nigeria
作者: M. A. MgbekemF. LukpataN. NdukakuM. ArmonV. K. UkaG. N. UdosenAdrew-Bassey Pricilla
作者单位: 1Department of Nursing Science, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
2Department of Nursing, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
刊名: Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2019, Vol.10 (11), pp.1287-1299
来源数据库: Scientific Research Publishing Journal
DOI: 10.4236/fns.2019.1011093
原始语种摘要: The demand for health consciousness to prevent malnutrition, a high risk factor in developing countries especially in the rural areas is increasing. This study was designed to assess the level of knowledge and utilization of mushroom as a food supplement in six Local Government Areas of Cross River State, one predominantly urban and the other five mostly rural. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire from a total of 250 participants. Findings revealed that 178 (71.2%) of respondents had good knowledge of mushrooms as food supplement 205 (82%) utilized them as such, while majority of the participants 243 (93.6%) 20.1% said it is part of the family diet if available. Chi-square analysis showed statically significant association between knowledge and utilization (X2 cal =...
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  • supplement 附录
  • Nigeria 尼日利亚
  • mushrooms 蘑菇
  • demand 需用电力
  • malnutrition 营养不足
  • rural 乡村的
  • knowledge 知识
  • especially 特别地
  • majority 多数
  • increasing 增加的