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Title: Assessing the knowledge and behaviour of migrants on Food waste and its consequences in Hamburg, Germany
Language: English
Authors: Ali, Sannia 
Keywords: food waste; migrants; consumer behavior; knowledge; environment; socioeconomic factors
Issue Date: 23-Dec-2022
Abstract: 
Food waste has gained attention due to its adverse effect on environment, economic and social implication on the globe. Surprisingly, around the globe and within Germany, household are the major contributor in generating food waste. Beside that the phenomena of food waste at consumer level is complex and multifactorial thus requires in-depth analysis. The study is aimed at analyzing migrants’ knowledge and behavior regarding food waste based on the practices of food consumption, food wastage, and individual food shopping behavior and how far individuals are aware of the problem associated with food waste. Moreover, the proposed study will also point out the association of socioeconomic factors with the knowledge and behavior of migrants. An online survey based cross-sectional study was conducted from March 2022 to April 2022 among the migrants residing in Hamburg, Germany. A structured questionnaire was delivered to different migrants. The data was analyzed using SPSS version 20. Mann whitney U and Kruskalwallis test were used to find an association between study variables. p-value ≤0.05 was kept significant. Spearman correlation was used to find correlation between variables.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12738/13542
Institute: Fakultät Life Sciences 
Department Gesundheitswissenschaften 
Type: Thesis
Thesis type: Master Thesis
Advisor: Leal, Walter  
Referee: Waqar, Zubia 
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