Online Program

Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors towards snacking and health in northeast Kansas school children and their parents

Monday, November 4, 2013 : 3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Tandalayo Kidd, PhD, RD, LPN, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
While snacking has been previously associated with the development of overweight and obesity, little is known about the contexts of snacking, its association with certain demographic characteristics, and how snacking influences other dietary habits. This study investigates current knowledge, attitudes, and behavioral factors that influence snack choices in two Northeast Kansas schools 7th grade children and their parents.

Learning Areas:

Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe snacking behaviors of children that are associated with the development of overweight and obesity.

Keyword(s): Children and Adolescents, Obesity

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: This is my area of expertise.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.