Food-purchasing behaviour in an Aboriginal community. 2. Evaluation of an intervention aimed at children

Food-purchasing behaviour in an Aboriginal community. 2. Evaluation of an intervention aimed at children Journal Article

Australian Journal of Public Health

  • Author(s): Scrimgeour, David, Rowse, Tim, Knight, Sabina
  • Published: 1994
  • Volume: 18
  • ISBN: 1035-7319

Abstract: The previously described survey of food-purchasing behaviour in a central-Australian Aboriginal community demonstrated that children have sufficient disposable income to provision themselves directly from food outlets. Subsequently, a community-based intervention project developed strategies to provide healthier choices for these children. Two years after the initial survey, a follow-up survey was conducted in which all food purchases by children under the age of 15 in the community were recorded over a two-week period. The results demonstrate an improvement in the quality of foods and beverages purchased by children at the time of the second survey.

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Scrimgeour, David, Rowse, Tim, Knight, Sabina, 1994, Food-purchasing behaviour in an Aboriginal community. 2. Evaluation of an intervention aimed at children, Volume:18, Journal Article, viewed 25 August 2019, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=14882.

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