- Volume 6 Issue 1
This study was done to investigate the correlation between food-life-attitude and anemia as well as obesity. 154 people living in Kimchun in the forties or fifties were selected for this study as subjects from January to February, 1991. The data analysis was made by way of frequency, percentage, X, SD and pearson correlation using SAS package of PC. The summarized results were as follows. The survey on food-life-attitude showed that 32.5% of the subjects had a good attitude. The average score of the subject's food-life-attitude was 31.3. 34.4% of the subjects were obesity. The significant items positively correlated to obesity were a regular breakfast, the settled amount of meal intake, concerns about food combination, an effort to correct an unbalanced diet, the presence of remained meal, an appetite, a diet considered to health, the use of instant foods and daily intakes of green-yellow vegetables, protein foods and seaweeds. 9.1% of the subjects were anemia. The significant items positively correlated to anemia were an effort to correct an unbalanced diet, a sweet meal, an appetite, attentions to food additives, a diet considered to health, the use of instant foods, daily intakes of green-yellow vegetables and seaweeds and a regular meal.