Factors Related to Breakfast Eating Habit of Woman's College Students

일개 여자대학 학생의 아침식사 습관과 관련요인

  • Shin, Eun-Young (Department of Public Health Administration, Hanyang Women's University) ;
  • Kim, Mi-Ju (Department of Health Administration, Seoul Cyber University)
  • 신은영 (한양여자대학 보건행정과) ;
  • 김미주 (서울사이버대학교 보건행정학과)
  • Received : 2010.12.01
  • Accepted : 2010.12.20
  • Published : 2010.12.01


Purpose: This study is descriptive research that confirms breakfast eating habit of woman's college students and related factors. Methods: This investigation took place in August 2010 and was participated 142 students of one woman's college which located in a large city. The contents of the questionnaire consists of general trait, diet trait, life patterns and health states. Results: According to the results of uni-variate analysis, the significant variables of breakfast eating habit are: Recognition of importance of breakfast, spare time before attendance, her parents's breakfast eating habit, times of snack, times of eating out and index of food life style. But, according to the results of multi-variate analysis, the number of the significant variables became narrow and they were: Recognition of importance of breakfast, spare time before attendance and her father's breakfast eating habit. Conclusion: Finally, it can be said that the breakfast eating habit of woman's college student is related to recognition of importance of breakfast, spare time before attendance and her father's breakfast habit strongly. It is necessary to emphasis on the recognition of the importance of breakfast and concerns of parents for breakfast eating habit to improve the regularity of breakfast eating habit for woman's college students' health.


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