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Table 3 Proportions of respondents with correct scores in various nutrition knowledge aspects

From: Nutrition knowledge, attitude and practices among urban primary school children in Nairobi City, Kenya: a KAP study

  Nutrition knowledge aspect tested Number % correct answers
1 Fruits are healthy snacks 183 90.6
2 When you eat too much fat you can become fat 126 62.4
3 Is eating fruit and vegetables every day good for our bodies to fight against illnesses like colds and flu? 150 74.3
4 Eating a lot of sugar, sweets and sweet food, is good for health 178 88.1
5 Eating a lot of sugar, sweets and sweet food can make you fat 46 22.8
6 Food group that you should eat the most of every day 62 30.7
7 Food group that you should eat the least of every day 93 46.0
8 Food group that gives your body the best energy 43 21.3
9 Food group that your body uses to build muscles 93 46.0
10 Food group that best protects the body against illnesses 124 61.3