The Differences of Sugar-sweetened Beverages Consumption Averages according to Some Factors among Students of SMAN 48 East Jakarta 2016


Sugar-sweetened beverages are certain types of calorie drinks which are ready to drink when it purchased. This research aims to get information about the differences of averages sugar-sweetened beverages consumption among students of SMAN 48 East Jakarta according to sex, mass media exposure, accessibility, availability, family influence, peer influence, nutritional knowledge, attitude, physical activity, the habit of bringing mineral water, and pocket money. This quantitative study (cross sectional) is conducted to 168 samples (quota sampling method). Self-administered Questionnaire and various sized bottles are used as the instruments of this research. The result showed that the average of sugar-sweetened beverages consumption in general was 245,7 mL/day. The averages of sugar-sweetened beverages consumption based on its categories were tea/coffee (152,7 mL/day), fruit-flavoured drinks (77,1 mL/day), flavoured drinks (without fruit juice) (65,7 mL/day), sports drinks (56,9 mL/day), caloric carbonated drinks (42,2 mL/day), and energy drinks (10,0 mL/day). Bivariate analysis (t-independent test) showed that there were a significant differences on the average of sugar-sweetened beverages consumption according to sex, mass media exposure, availability, peer influence, and attitude. Support from various authorities related to sugar-sweetened beverages sales policy and free mineral water supply in public places, especially school, are needed to reduce sugar-sweetened beverages consumption.

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Indana Bintan Dzakiyyah, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia
Asih Setiarini, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia

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Conference: AURS2016
Stream: Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

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