KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION ON HALAL DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AMONG SPORT STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITIES OF MALAYSIA

https://doi.org/10.14499/jfps

KHAIRIAH BINTI SANTA(1*)

(1) MANAGEMENT AND SCIENCE UNIVERSITY
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


This is a cross-sectional study. It was disbursed between April 2019 and May 2019, using module and self-administered questionnaires to evaluate the Knowledge, Attitude and Perception (KAP) regarding halal supplement among sport students in public universities of Malaysia (UITM, UM and UPSI). Aim for this study is to find out the awareness level of halal dietary supplement among sport students’ in three public universities.  The study was conducted on a sample of n=167. Inclusion criteria was a full time students of sport school of public university in Malaysia. Data was collected through module presentation and pre-post questionnaires. Results discovered that student have a good knowledge and positive attitude and perception regarding halal supplement after intervention. Mean knowledge score out of maximum possible 8 was 0.96±0.101, mean attitude score out of maximum possible score of 50 was 4.50±0.623, while mean perception score out of maximum possible score of 75 was 4.69±0.551. Mean overall KAP score out of maximum possible score of 167 was 3.38±0.365. There was a significant, positive and fair correlation between knowledge and attitude, knowledge and perception and attitude and perception which is all p=0.000. Result shows that the better knowledge the students have on halal supplement, the better their perception and attitude is towards halal supplement. P value of 0.05 or less was taken as statistically significant.




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