Factors that influence feeding practices among parents in Puncak Alam, Selangor


  • Mohd Ramadan Ab Hamid Centre for Dietetics Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia; Integrated Nutrition Science and Therapy Research Group (INSPiRE), Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Norhaini Majid Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Wan Marina Wan Ismail Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Uliyatul Laili Fakultas Keperawatan Dan Kebidanan Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya, Indonesia




Eating Habits, Feeding Practices, Parents, Selangor


Many factors influence feeding practices, such as socioeconomic status, cultural beliefs, and educational background. This study aimed to identify the factors that influence parents' eating habits in Puncak Alam, Selangor. A comprehensive feeding practices questionnaire (CFPQ) was used for data collection. A total of 201 participants responded to the questionnaire. Working mothers and non-working mothers were found to significantly influence emotion regulation and restriction for weight control feeding practices. By understanding the factors involved, efforts can be made to create a positive and sustainable nutrition environment for children in Puncak Alam, Selangor.


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How to Cite

Ab Hamid, M. R., Majid, N., Wan Ismail, W. M., & Laili, U. (2023). Factors that influence feeding practices among parents in Puncak Alam, Selangor. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(26), 215–221. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v8i26.5132