Psycho-Cognitive Factors Associated with Food Safety Practices among Mothers of Children Under-Five Years in Alimosho Local Government Area, Lagos State, Nigeria

Psycho-Cognitive Factors Associated with Food Safety Practices among Mothers of Children Under-Five Years in Alimosho Local Government Area, Lagos State, Nigeria

Author by Prof. Ademola Amosu

Journal/Publisher: Texila International Journal Of Public Health

Volume/Edition: 8

Language: English

Pages: 1 - 8

Abstract

Objective: This study sort to determine the levels of knowledge, attitude, perception, and practice food safety among mothers with children under five in Lagos, Nigeria. Methodology: A cross sectional survey design guided by a behavioral theory employing 50 item validated questionnaires to collect data from 412 mothers in Alimosho LGA was used. Variables measured includes; knowledge of food-safety, attitude, perception and food-safety practices. Data collected were analyzed using SPSS version 23 to compute means and standard deviation from aggregated weighted scores of items and bivariate analysis to characterize the relationship between variables at p< 0 xss=removed xss=removed xss=removed>


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