The Factors Affecting on Egg and Poultry Meat Consumption in Yozgat Province

Hasan Eleroğlu, Hudaverdi Bircan, Rahim Arslan


In this study, face-to-face surveys were conducted with 403 families in order to determine the factors affecting egg and poultry consumption in Yozgat city center. The sample volume was determined by a single, unstructured simple random probability sampling method based on population ratios. 87.8% of the participants are in the 18-54 age group, which is considered as the active age group. The sum of high school and college graduates was 64%. The difference between the income groups in terms of monthly food intake was significant (P <0.001) and the average monthly food intake was calculated as TL 370,54. In terms of the proportion of poultry products in monthly food expenditures, significant (P<0.001) differences were determined among the income groups and the average of the participants was determined as 14.10%. Monthly average egg consumption per household was calculated as 130,49 units / year. The monthly egg consumption per household was significantly (P <0.001). The average monthly household chicken meat consumption per capita was found to be 20, on average, while the average monthly household chicken consumption was 3.58 kg / month (p <0.01) 63 Kg / Year. On the consumption of poultry, family income level, number of family members and occupational groups were effective, but these factors as well as education levels were effective on egg consumption.

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