Food Sanitation Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior for the University Restaurants Employees
Wen-Hwa Ko
DOI: 10.4236/fns.2011.27102   PDF    HTML     13,795 Downloads   26,769 Views   Citations


The purpose of this study was to discuss the food sanitation knowledge, attitude, and behavior for the employees of university restaurants, and furthermore, to explain the interrelations of these various were occurring at school. A questionnaire survey procedure was used. Each two constructs of food sanitation attitude and behavior were analyzed by factor analysis. Data was analyzed by description, Pearson’s correlation and multiple regression analysis. The correctness rate toward the whole sanitation knowledge of trials was 70%. The overall attitude toward food sanitation was prone to positive and the attitude of employee self-responsibility was superior to the attitude of food sanitation practice. The sanitary guiding behavior was better than the sanitary habit behavior; and there was a significant relationship indicated through Pearson correlation analysis among three various. The sanitation knowledge and sanitation attitude showed a 42.6% predictive power to behavior, the attitude was mediated between knowledge and behavior. The university restaurant employees shared a more pessimistic view toward the benefits of training and the institutions could establish a committee for monitoring food nutrition and sanitation. It provides valuable information for development employees training while seeking to raise school restaurant food safety levels.

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W. Ko, "Food Sanitation Knowledge, Attitude, and Behavior for the University Restaurants Employees," Food and Nutrition Sciences, Vol. 2 No. 7, 2011, pp. 744-750. doi: 10.4236/fns.2011.27102.

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