Iranian Female Adolescent’s Views on Unhealthy Snacks Consumption: A Qualitative Study

  title={Iranian Female Adolescent’s Views on Unhealthy Snacks Consumption: A Qualitative Study},
  author={Akram Karimi-Shahanjarini and Nasrin Omidvar and M Bazargan3 and Arash Rashidian and Reza Majdzadeh and Davod Shojaeizadeh},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
BACKGROUND Given the increasing prevalence of obesity among Iranian adolescents and the role of consumption of unhealthy snacks in this issue, interventions that focus on factors influencing food choice are needed. This study was designed to delineate factors associated with unhealthy snack use among female Iranian adolescents. METHODS The theory of Planned Behavior served as the framework of the study. Qualitative data were collected via nine focus group discussions in two middle schools (6… CONTINUE READING
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