Behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge of low-income consumers regarding nutrition labels.

  title={Behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge of low-income consumers regarding nutrition labels.},
  author={Laura Helena McArthur and Valerie M Chamberlain and Alice Howard},
  journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved},
  volume={12 4},
This exploratory study interviewed 130 participants in federal food assistance programs and 51 low-income nonparticipants to assess their behaviors and attitudes toward and awareness of the nutrition label. Regarding label use, 35.4 percent of participants and 45.1 percent of nonparticipants seldom/never read labels while grocery shopping, 31.5 percent of participants and 19.6 percent of nonparticipants sometimes read them, and 33.1 percent of participants and 35.3 percent of nonparticipants… CONTINUE READING

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