Determining the impact of nutrition training given to women on their knowledge about osteoporosis

GELİŞLİ Y., Ersoy Y., Konokman G. B.

World Conference on Educational Sciences, Nicosia, CYPRUS, 4 - 07 February 2009, vol.1, pp.2524-2528 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 1
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2009.01.445
  • City: Nicosia
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.2524-2528
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


This study was carried out to determine the impact of nutrition given to women on their knowledge about osteoporosis over 90 woman trainees at the public education center of Cubuk, the governorship of Ankara. Questionnaire forms were used as pre and post tests. Variance analysis, t test, frequencies and percentages of data were computed. A significant difference was found between the groups in terms of knowledge levels of women concerning nutrition and osteoporosis after the training applied. It was also found in the hand book group that the impact of the training was significant. (C) 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved