From the pandemic to the pan: The impact of COVID19 on parental inclusion of children in cooking activities - a cross-continental survey

Tony Benson, Blain Murphy, Amanda McCloat, Elaine Mooney, Moira Dean, Fiona Lavelle

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Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on time spent cooking and parental inclusion of children in cooking. A secondary aim was to investigate differences between those who frequently included their children in cooking activities during the COVID-19 pandemic and those that included their children less, on a number of factors such as working from home, parents' diet quality and cooking skills confidence. Cross-continental survey with Wilcoxon signed ranks, Independent t-tests, Mann Whitney-U, Chi2, and a binomial logistic regression used for assessment. Online. A convenience sample of parents over 18 years from the island of Ireland (N=180), Great Britain (N=312), United States of America (N=120), New Zealand (N=166). In three regions, parents' time spent cooking and inclusion of children in everyday cooking activities increased (p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-17
JournalPublic health nutrition
Early online date05 May 2021
DOIs
Publication statusEarly online date - 05 May 2021

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • children
  • cooking
  • cross continental
  • cross-sectional survey
  • diet quality
  • parents
  • working from home

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