Interest in Receiving Nutrition Information Through Social Media Among Food-Security Program Participants in Washington, DC
ORIGINAL RESEARCH — Volume 18 — May 20, 2021
The distribution of survey responses (n = 549) among social media users (n = 259) in study of interest in receiving nutrition information through social media among food-security program participants in Washington, DC, January–March 2020. Survey participants were asked, “Please choose 2 nutrition topics that you would like to receive on your social media page.” Results show the number of responses per topic.
|Topic||No. (%) of Responses (n = 549)|
|Healthy recipes||155 (28.2)|
|Farmers markets calendar||111 (20.2)|
|Not interested||87 (15.8)|
|Healthy grocery shopping tips||74 (13.5)|
|Weight loss tips||60 (10.9)|
|Tips on how to engage children in healthy eating||55 (10.0)|
The distribution of survey responses (n = 813) among participants (n = 375) in study of interest in receiving nutrition information through social media among food-security program participants in Washington, DC, January–March 2020. The survey question was, “Do you search for healthy eating information using any of the following?” Participants were asked to check all that applied. Ns are number of responses.
|Source of Information||No. (%) of Responses (n = 813)|
|Family and friends||248 (30.5)|
|Community groups||181 (22.3)|
|Internet websites||176 (21.6)|
|Social media||113 (13.9)|
|I don’t search for healthy eating information||34 (4.2)|
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