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The Infants' Parents' Awareness, Knowledge, and Decrease Behavior of Endocrine-disruptors(EDCs)

  • Crisisonomy
  • Abbr : KRCEM
  • 2014, 10(6), pp.177-199
  • Publisher : Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Praxis
  • Research Area : Social Science > Public Policy > Public Policy in general

Kim,Sung Sook 1

1계명대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this research was to investigate the level and influencing factors of the infants' parents' awareness, knowledge, and decrease behaviors of endocrine-disruptors(EDCs). The impacts of endocrine-disruptors(EDCs). The online panel survey for the 556 infants' parents were accomplished by the internet survey company, from 19, October to 2. September in 2011. The research results were as follows. First, the levels of EDCs' awareness and knowledge and decrease behavior of infants' parents were around the middle and meant very low level. Second, infants' parents was reported to know relatively more about the relevance of EDCs on food containers and consumption products and related diseases than on the food and the kinds of EDCs. Third, the results of multi-regression analysis presented that the significantly influencing factors on the level of EDCs decrease behaviors of infants' parents were the recognition for environment and the awareness of EDCs and the knowledge of EDCs. The recognition of environment had the most influencing factor on the EDCs decrease behavior of infants' parents. That results meant that not only the general education of environment not also the information and education for increasing the awareness of EDCs were very worthy to promote the decrease behavior of EDCs.

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