- Volume 8 Issue 4
This study was carried put to investigate the preference and consumption of Korean traditional foods. Questionnaires were completed by 210 academic female high school students and also by 210 vocational female high school students. The family income of academic high school students was significantly higher than that of vocational high school students and the family size of academic high school students was lancer than that of vocational high school students In the food consumption, academic high school students are broiled foods more frequently and vocational high school student ate noodles more frequently. Academic high school student showed a higher average in the preference of salted sea foods than that of vocational high school students. In the intake of salted sea foods, academic high school student had a higher intake frequency. The preference and intake frequency of salted sea foods increased significantly with their family's income. Also academic high school student showed a higher average in Korean traditional food knowledge. And this knowledge increased significantly with their family's income.