An evaluation of nutrition education program for low-income youth

Olive M.K. Kemirembe, Rama B. Radhakrishna, Elise Gurgevich, Edgar P. Yoder, Patreese D. Ingram

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A quasi-experimental design consisting of pretest, posttest, and delayed posttest comparison control group was used. Nutrition knowledge and behaviors were measured at pretest (time 1) posttest (time 2) and delayed posttest (time 3). General Linear Model (GLM) repeated measure ANCOVA results showed that youth who received nutrition education lessons significantly improved their nutrition knowledge and nutrition behaviors compared to those who did not participate in the lessons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number3RIB5
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education


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