publication . Thesis . 2000

Food Safety Knowledge and Practices of Older Adult Participants of the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program

Rasnake, Crystal Michelle;
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  • Published: 30 Oct 2000
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to determine food safety knowledge and practices of older adult participants in the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program (FSNEP) in Virginia. One hundred and sixty-five FSNEP participants were assigned to two possible intervention groups, group one received the food safety lesson from the Healthy Futures Series currently used in FSNEP, while group two received the food safety lesson plus an additional food safety video. FSNEP participants completed food safety knowledge and practices questionnaires at baseline and at the end of FSNEP program. Observations of some FSNEP participants were also made. Results of this study indicate th...
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Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Education, Food Safety, Survey, FSNEP
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