Odunze, I.I.1 , E. Ike;2 E. E. Adamu,2 and A. Z. Mohammed2
The study determined food availability, accessibility and consumption pattern and nutritional status of low-income households of selected Federal tertiary institutions in Kaduna state, Nigeria. The population comprised of low-income households of Federal tertiary institutions in Kaduna state. A sample of 232 households was drawn purposively from the population. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (frequency percentage and mean). Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) 17th version was used to test null hypotheses at P<0.005 level of significance. The findings indicate that food accessibility and consumption pattern of households had significant relationship with low-income households nutritional status. Recommendations were made based on the findings.
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