Attitudes and Perceptions Related to Healthy Eating

This indicator encompasses related psychosocial factors including self-efficacy, barriers to healthy eating, social support, expectations, perceived norms and attitudes to preference of food; perception of the food environment which is defined to include the home, school, and neighborhood; and perceptions of weight, operationalized as body image and body dissatisfaction. (Pinard et all 2010)

By Urban Institute

 

Source Cited

Pinard, C.A., Smith, T.A., Heires, P., Carlson, K., and Yaroch, A.L. (2010). Healthy Living Evaluation: Indicators and Measures for Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Injury Prevention for the National 4-H Council.