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Table 4 Students’ positive and negative perceptions towards breakfast consumption

From: Breakfast characteristics, perception, and reasons of skipping among 8th and 9th-grade students at governmental schools, Jenin governance, West Bank

Perceptions n %
I believe breakfast consumption is very important to general health
 Agree 153 79.3
 No opinion 20 10.4
 Disagree 20 10.4
I believe breakfast consumption increase the concentration and memorization during the classes
 Agree 157 81.3
 No opinion 19 9.8
 Disagree 17 8.8
I believe breakfast consumption increase the weight
 Agree 25 13.0
 No opinion 44 22.8
 Disagree 124 64.2
I believe breakfast consumption may leads to gastrointestinal disturbances
 Agree 13 6.7
 No opinion 45 23.3
 Disagree 135 69.9
I believe breakfast consumption make me feel lazy and less energetic
 Agree 19 9.8
 No opinion 17 8.8
 Disagree 157 81.3
I believe I can make up the breakfast with other meals during the day without any difference on health
 Agree 57 29.5
 No opinion 33 17.1
 Disagree 103 53.4