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A Study of Diet Behavior and its Related Factors in Populace with Metabolic Syndrome -A Survey in a District of Taoyuan City
This study used a cross sectional survey to investigate the correlations between knowledge, attitude, self-perceived barriers, self-efficacy, behavior, and other related factors for populace with metabolic syndrome in a district of Taoyuan city. The random sampling was used in this study. Two hundred and twenty five valid responses out of 240 distributed questionnaires were collected. The results of this study were list as follows： 1.The subjects’ knowledge showed significant differences between people with and without health education program. The attitude showed significant differences among gender, exercise and participated in health education program. The self-perceived barriers showed significant differences among gender, working pattern, exercise, smoking, frequency of eating out and participated in health education program. The self-efficacy showed significant differences among working pattern, exercise, smoking, frequency of eating out and participated in health education program. The diet behavior showed significant differences among gender, working pattern, exercise, smoking, frequency of eating out and participated in health education program. 2.There were strong correlations between subjects’ age and their self-perceived barriers, self-efficacy, and diet behavior. Furthermore, significant correlations exist between subjects’ knowledge, attitude, self-perceived barriers, self-efficacy, and diet behavior. 3.Subjects’ self-efficacy and self-perceived barriers can predict their diet behavior and can explain 53.6% of the total variance. The strongest predictor of diet behavior was self-efficacy, followed by self-perceived barriers. Subjects with higher self-efficacy will have greater diet behavior. Those with higher self-perceived barriers will have lower diet behavior.
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