Influence of Parental Feeding Attitude, Style and Environmental Factors on BMI among School Children


  • Roswati Nordin Nursing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Norimah Said Nursing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Fatin Faridah Nordin Nursing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Nurul Farhana Adnan Nursing Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia



Parental Feeding Attitude, Parental Feeding Style, Environment,


Obesity prevalence in Malaysia shown drastically increase from 15.1% in 2011 to 17.7% in 2015 with the population of Malaysian is 3.1 million. Many factors can lead to overweight and obesity among school children. The objective of this study is to examine the parental feeding attitude, style and environment factor influence on body mass index among overweight and obese school children. A cross-sectional study design was conducted. The result proved that majority of the overweight and obese children because of the negative attitude and poor practice by parents and poor environment surrounding them. 


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How to Cite

Nordin, R., Said, N., Nordin, F. F., & Adnan, N. F. (2018). Influence of Parental Feeding Attitude, Style and Environmental Factors on BMI among School Children. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(7), 19–24.

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