Greek Pupils’ Knowledge of the Effects of the Environmental Pollution in Human Nutrition

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This paper deals with the results of a servey concerning Greek students' knowledge of the effects of the environmental pollution in human nutrition. Research was undertaken in Western Macedonia Uviversity, where 132 questionnaires were gathered. Factor analyses was used in order find the factors regarding pupils knowledge about the good nutrition that is the basis for good health. Scores on these factors are examined in relation to sex, age and the education level of their parents. Results of this research show that an attempt should be made to develop educational nourishment campaigns and projects that they would improve the both physical and mental development of students.


Keywords: Students’ Knowledge, Pollution, Nutrition
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Presentation Type: Virtual Presentation in English
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Dr. Sofia D. Anastasiadou

Lecturer, Department of Preeschool Education, University of West Macedonia
Florina, Greece

Sofia Anastasiadou holds a BSc from the Department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, a Master degree in Mathematics Education from Surrey University of Kingston in Great Bretagne. She has obtained her Ph.D in Multidimetional Statistical Analysis at the Macedonia University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
She is currently a Lecturer of Applied Statistics and Educational Research in the Department of Preschool Education at the University of Western Macedonia in Greece. Apart form Statistics and Mathematics Education in Primary, Secondary and Higher Education her research interests are also focused in the Analysis and Interpretation of Multivariate Data for Social Science. Sofia Anastasiadou has published several papers in Greek, European and International Scientific Journals.

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