International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021


A Study to Assess the Relationship between Breakfast Consumption Habits and Academic Performance of Adolescents Studying in Selected High School of Bagalkot with View to Develop an Information Guide Sheet

Chandra Jat | Usha [590] | Dr. Deelip S. Natekar [3]


Abstract: Background: Breakfast as the first meal of the day has been studied for its impact on health issues and academic performance. Beyond simply satisfying hunger, breakfast has been shown to improve both the health of and the cognitive abilities of individuals who consume the meal, specifically when it is composed of high-quality nutrients. For the purpose of this literature review, this section will be broken into two parts: (1) overall health benefits of breakfast, and (2) Academic performance improvements demonstrated by breakfast eaters. Aims: The aim of the study was to assess the relationship between breakfast consumption habits and academic performance of adolescents. Methodology: An explorative & descriptive research approach is used in the present study and descriptive co-relation study design is followed by the researcher. The sample size was 100 adolescents. The convenient sampling technique was used to select the study area and Proportionate stratified random sampling technique was used to select study participants. The pilot study revealed the feasibility of the study. Reliability of the tool was evident by using test-retest method. The reliability co-efficient of correlation of the likert scale of breakfast consumption habits and rating scale of academic performance of adolescents was obtained by test-retest method and the ?r? value were found to be 0.819, and 0.984. The data were collected with help of likert scale of breakfast consumption habits and rating scale of academic performance of adolescents. Analysis of data did by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Findings: The findings of the study revealed that the 60% children have good breakfast habits, 38% children had fair breakfast habits, 2% children had very good breakfast consumption habits. The 63% adolescents were having good academic performance whereas 33% had very good academic performance, 4% had fair academic performance. for the socio-demographic variables like Father?s educational qualification is 5.862047. The Chi square table value is 3.846. Here the Chi square calculated values are higher than the Chi square table value. This indicates there was a significant association found between the father?s educational qualification and breakfast consumption habits. P<0.05. The socio-demographic variables are Year of studying & Type of family are 5.894291 & 5.255262 respectively. The Chi square table value is 3.846. Here the Chi square calculated values are higher than the Chi square table value. This indicates there was a significant association found between the Year of studying & Type of family with academic performance of the adolescents. P<0.05. The r value obtained was 0.9080. Hence the moderate positive correlation association between the two variables is found statistically significant. Conclusion: After obtaining the result of the present study the researcher notices that there is positive co-relation between the breakfast consumption habits and academic performance of adolescents. Hence The researcher concluded that the breakfast consumption habits are having positive effects on the academic performance of adolescents. And with this the researcher also recommending the future researcher to conduct similar study in large scale with additional demographic variables, by using different methods in different regions of states or nations.


Keywords: Breakfast consumption habits, academic performance and adolescents


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,


Pages: 1079 - 1083


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