Data for nutritional status of non-academic staff of Tamale Campus of University for Development Studies, Tamale-Ghana

Published: 28-03-2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/b3h3dzxyz7.1
Contributors:
Mustapha Alhassan,
Iliasu Issahaku

Description

This is data collected on the nutritional status of non-academic staff of the Tamale Campus of University for Development Studies, Tamale - Ghana Interviews were conducted on staff nutrition and their dietary practices using questionnaires. Weight and height measurements were taken for anthropometric data of respondents to assess their nutritional status. Participants were also asked through the questionnaire, to indicate all foods and drinks that were consumed over the previous 24 hours whether at home or outside the home. As part of data collection, a table was created with various food groups and participants indicated which foods they consumed. The data should be interpreted taken into cognisance that these staff are at a higher institution of learning. The hypothesis was that poor nutrition knowledge result in poor dietary practices and nutritional status.

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