Volume 12, Issue 44 (8-2012)                   refahj 2012, 12(44): 285-318 | Back to browse issues page

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Alizadeh Aghdam M B. A Sociological Analysis of Food-Style among Tabriz Citizens. refahj. 2012; 12 (44) :285-318
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  Intordaction : The sociology of food is one of the new subjects in modern sociology which studies the social and cultural dimensions of human nutrition . This paper tries to focus on the social and structural factors affecting tabriz citizen’s food -style.

  Method : 752 citizens of Tabriz have been surveyed in terms of style and dietary by using a questionnaire.

  Finding : The factor analysis results have shown that the health y behaviors of citizens in food-style consists of two dimensions: healthy eating and avoiding un healthy nutrition . The results show that citizen’s food style are affected in different ways by factors such as marital status, gender, class status, age, body mass index, social capital, cultural and economic capital.

  Conclusion: The results showed that most citizens’ strategy in food style is mostly based on avoiding not using healthy food. There for, the social factors are influential in choosing both these dimensions.

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Received: 2013/01/16 | Published: 2012/08/15

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