State of Nutrition Amongst US College Students: Dataset of a National Survey Study
Ocala Regional Medical Center
dataset, nutrition, survey
This article presents the dataset titled “Nutrition habits amongst college students in the United States. ” The dataset contains the survey responses of 200 US college students aged 18–24 years regarding their knowledge, attitudes, and challenges with regard to nutrition. The recommended USDA (US daily allowance) is 200 calories, comprised of 2 cups fruits, 2.5 cups vegetables, 5.5 ounces of protein, 6 ounces of grains, and 3 cups of dairy . Adhering to these nutritional guidelines however can be complicated by rising tuition prices, food insecurity, and inability to make one’s own food.
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Gande S, Mangal RK, Stead TS, Ganti L. State of nutrition amongst US college students: dataset of a national survey study. BMC Res Notes. 2023;16(10):. doi: 10.1186/s13104-023-06273-7