Mothers� Self-Efficacy Regarding Dietary Behaviour and Physical Activity of Preschool Children

Kokolaki, Sofia and Kouli, Olga and Bebetsos, Evangelos and Goudas, Marios (2018) Mothers� Self-Efficacy Regarding Dietary Behaviour and Physical Activity of Preschool Children. International Journal of Pediatrics, 6 (1). pp. 6843-6850.

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Abstract

Background Obesity constitutes a crucial health issue during preschool period and has an impact on children regardless their ethnic backgrounds. The purpose of the study was to examine the self-efficacy perceptions of mothers and potential differences and correlations with dietary behaviour and physical activity of their preschool children in Finland. Materials and Methods: The sample for this study consisted of 154 mothers from nine private nurseries who lived in greater Helsinki and have Finnish or other nationality. There were 7 categories of geographical regions from which mothers came from, according to the nationality they declared. For the data collection the

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > International J Pediatrics
Depositing User: IJP IJP
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2018 13:07
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2018 13:07
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9096

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