Knowledge of nutrition among housewives in three South African ethnic groups.

@article{Walker1982KnowledgeON,
  title={Knowledge of nutrition among housewives in three South African ethnic groups.},
  author={Alexander R P Walker and Betty F Walker and John Kendrick Jones and A Duvenhage and F P Mia},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1982},
  volume={62 17},
  pages={605-10}
}
Studies on housewives and other groups in Western populations have revealed: (i) a generally high level of claimed or "perceived' knowledge of nutrition; (ii) a much lower level of accurate knowledge; and (iii) an often unsatisfactory application of correct knowledge. Since little is known of knowledge of nutrition in South African populations. White, Indian and Coloured housewives were questioned by use of a questionnaire similar to that used overseas. While the local populations had a fair… CONTINUE READING