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A Subjectivity Study on Eating Habits among Female College Students


  • Department of Emergency Medical Services, Kangwon National University, 346, Hwandjogil, Dogyeeup, Samcheok, Gangwondo, 25949, Korea
  • Department of Nursing Science, Pai Chai University, 155-40 Baejae-ro, Seo-Gu, daejeon, 35345, Korea


Objectives: To analyzing the type of eating habits of nursing students who have to lead health improvement and education as nurses in the future and figure out difference by type.Methods/Statistical Analysis: In order to find out type of subjectivity about eating behavior of female nursing students, this study applied Q methodology.Findings: The As a result of analysis, the first type “unhealthy weight control type (28.21%), the second type “regular well-being diet type (23.08%),, third type “self controlling type (20.51%), the fourth type “stress relieving type (12.82%), and the fifth type snack preferred type (15.38%) were appeared. Variant of each type is appeared: the first type (14.63%), the second type (10.24%), the third type (6.34%), the fourth type (5.19%), and the fifth type (4.90%). Improvements/Applications: This According to this difference, to develop separate effective arbitration program with health education by type of eating behavior of female nursing student is required.


Female, College Student, Eating Habits, Q methodology, Subjectivity.

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