Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Parent-Child Joint Decision Making on Food Choices and Children's Fruits and Vegetable Consumption

Buy Article:

$44.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

Objective : We examined the influence of parent-child joint decision-making behaviors on children's fruit and vegetable (F&V) consumption. Methods : We analyzed data of parents of students from rural southeast Texas (N = 298). Results : Children who 'always decide together' with parents ate significantly more vegetables (M = 5.45, S. D. = 1.88) than children who "decide alone" (M = 4.00, SD = 2.42, p < .05). "Always decide together" (M = 4.83, SD= 2.24, p < .05) consumed significantly more fruits than "parent decides alone" (Mean = 3.77, SD = 2.03). After controlling for demographic variables "Always decide together" influenced vegetables (PR= .75, p = .003) and fruit consumption (PR = .861, p = .08). Conclusion : Parents play a vital role in the food choices and can positively influence F&V consumption by including children in the decision-making process.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2017

More about this publication?
  • Health Behavior and Policy Review is a rigorously peer-reviewed scholarly bi-monthly publication that seeks manuscripts on health behavior or policy topics that represent original research, including papers that examine the development, advocacy, implementation, or evaluation of policies around specific health issues. The Review especially welcomes papers that tie together health behavior and policy recommendations. Articles are available through subscription or can be ordered individually from the Health Behavior and Policy Review site.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Associate Editors
  • Institutional Subscription
  • PDF Policy
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more