ERIC Number: EJ551342
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Development of a Nutrition Knowledge Scale for Elementary School Students: Toward a National Surveillance System.
Resnicow, Ken; Hearn, Marsha; Delano, Richard K.; Conklin, Thomas; Orlandi, Mario A.; Wynder, E. L.
Journal of Health Education, v28 n3 p156-64 May-Jun 1997
Reports the development of two nutrition behavior scales (for grades 2-3 and grades 4-6) given to 3,107 students from 129 schools nationwide. Results indicated significant nutrition knowledge gaps among students and identified several groups with excess knowledge gaps. The instrument appeared appropriate for most of the U.S. population. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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