Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 11, Issue 3&4,2013
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Fast food consumption habits of university students


Author(s):

Ebru Onurlubaş *, Neslihan Yılmaz

Recieved Date: 2013-07-16, Accepted Date: 2013-10-08

Abstract:

This work is based on data obtained from the face to face surveys with 265 students at Trakya University Keşan Yusuf Çapraz School of Applied Sciences. A survey has been conducted in order to identify the fast food consuming habits of university students. It has been found out that 97.4% of the students consume fast food type nutrition and 2.6% of the students do not consume this type of food. Factor analysis has been applied to the survey in order to determine Fast food consumption reasons. With this analysis the explanatory factors in their preference of fast food products have been grouped. The most distinctive factors have been named as “Product-Quality-Price relation”, “Correctitude of Location”, Product and Service”, and “Scarcity of Time”.

Keywords:

Fast-food consumption, student habits, student preference, factor analysis


Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2013
Volume: 11
Issue: 3&4
Category: Food and Health
Pages: 12-14


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