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Eating for Health? A survey of Attitudes, Awareness and Eating Habits among Adults in Northern Ireland

Creator:

Health Promotion Agency (HPA)

Subject Keywords: ADULT, ATTITUDE, CHILD, DIET, EATING HABIT, NUTRITION, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE
Topic: Obesity
Cardiovascular Health (Draft)
Chronic Conditions
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
Hypertension
Stroke
Conditions
Chronic Conditions
Obesity
Catalogue: Data
Primary Data Sources
Type: Dataset
Region: Northern Ireland
Description:

In autumn 1999, the HPA, as part of its work on the Food and Nutrition Strategy, commissioned research to obtain information on eating patterns among 5-75 year olds in Northern Ireland. The purpose of this research was to establish benchmark data on a number of key issues to facilitate the monitoring of progress in the key areas of the Strategy and to guide the development of programmes and initiatives undertaken to implement the Strategy. This research document reports on the adults' survey, which examined current eating patterns, reported food intake, the factors influencing food choices, public knowledge of current nutritional recommendations and attitudes to healthy eating.

Date:

01/09/2001

Rights: © Health Promotion Agency
Suggested citation:

Health Promotion Agency (HPA). (2001) Eating for Health? A survey of Attitudes, Awareness and Eating Habits among Adults in Northern Ireland [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/8113 [Accessed: 26th June 2019].

  

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