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2014, vol. 55, iss. 1, pp. 31-35
The food habits of the working population of different professions
aDom zdravlja, Apatin
bUniversity of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine + Institut za javno zdravlje Vojvodine, Novi Sad
cUniversity of Novi Sad, Faculty of Medicine + Clinical Center of Vojvodina, Novi Sad

emailjelena.bjelanovic@izjzv.org.rs
Keywords: nutrition; working population; improper nutritional status
Abstract
The objectives of this study were to determine the nutritional status and dietary habits of the working population, and to make a comparative analysis in relation to the profession. The sample consisted of working population of health and non-health professionals. For the purpose of this research questionnaire was designed for personal data and information related to eating habits through the frequency of consumption of food groups on a weekly basis. The research results show that overweight and obesity are more present in the group of non-medical workers (36.7%; 13.3%), although the difference was not statistically significant. Analyzing the eating habits, it was found that only a small number of habits were significantly different. However, it was confirmed that the non-health workers eat more frequent white bread and sweets, while consuming fish less frequently, on a weekly basis than health workers. All other habits, were not significantly different. Based on these findings the conclusion is that working in the same surrounding of health and non-health workers contribut to similar eating habits.
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article language: Serbian
document type: Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.5937/HraIsh1401031Z
published in SCIndeks: 16/11/2019