Food Choice motives in a Brazilian sample - Food Choice Questionnaire

Published: 20 August 2021| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/4g5t95nnxf.2
Diogo Da Cunha


The dataset include 525 respondents over 18 years old of Limeira region (Brazil). The first data file include the raw data of socioeconomic status and Food Choice Questionnaire responses. The score of each indicators are provided. The second data file include a clean database, by removing the participants with missing values on any FCQ indicators. In this second database are provided the mean values FCQ extracted factors, after exploratory (EFA) and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). Eight factors were extracted, namely: nutritional composition, mood, health, sensory appeal, price, preparation convenience, familiarity, and purchase convenience.


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Universidade Estadual de Campinas


Food Choice, Assessment of Food Choice Behavior, Assessment of Psychosocial Factors Related to Food Behavior, Cultural Influence on Food Choice