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Table 2 Diet-related KABs in urban and rural residents

From: Association between diet-related knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and self-rated health in Chinese adult residents: a population-based study

VariablesAll participants
(n = 12,814)
Urban
(n = 5061)
Rural
(n = 7753)
χ2p-value
Diet-related knowledge
 Knowing about CFP/DGCR3468 (27.1)1955 (38.6)1513 (19.5)566.73< 0.001
 Having adequate dietary knowledge literacy4390 (34.3)1896 (37.5)2494 (32.2)8.12< 0.001
Diet-related attitudes
 Holding positive attitude towards healthy eating3109 (24.3)1313 (25.9)1796 (23.2)12.86< 0.001
Diet-related behaviors
 Proactively looking for nutrition knowledge3539 (27.6)2048 (40.5)1491 (19.2)690.72< 0.001
 Preferring eating fruits & vegetables8444 (65.9)3484 (68.8)4960 (64.0)32.25< 0.001
  1. CFP: Chinese Food Pagoda; DGCR: Dietary Guidelines for Chinese Residents
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