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Food options at the Perth Royal Show

A multi-year collaboration between the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia and Healthway to investigate the healthy food purchasing practices of patrons attending the Perth Royal Show.

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Project Details

Between 2008 and 2011, a series of studies were undertaken with the aim to assess a number of areas relating to the provision of healthy foods at the Perth Royal Show. Below are the aims of the studies:

  • to audit of the types of foods available to patrons attending the Perth Royal Show
  • to investigate patron attitudes towards the types of foods available and to identify their preferences when attending the Show
  • to investigate the food venodrs' attitudes, barriers and facilitators to providng healthy foods at the Show
  • to investigate patrons' show bag purchasing behaviour 
  • to investigate patrons' estimations of the energy content of a number of food items available at the Show

Suggested Citations:

Ferguson R, Mills C and Rosenberg M. Perth Royal Show 2008: Nutrition Intercept Survey & Baseline Food/Drink Scan. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2009.

Ferguson R, Mills C, Rosenberg M and Wood L. 2009 Smoke Free Perth Royal Show: Smoking & Nutrition Intercept Survey. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2010. 

Ferguson R, Mills C, Rosenberg M and L Wood. 2010 Smoke Free Perth Royal Show: Nutrition policy and behaviour. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2010.

Ferguson R, Mills C, Rosenberg M and L Wood. 2010 Smoke Free Perth Royal Show: Patron Showbag Purchasing. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2010.

Ferguson R, Pettigrew S & Rosenberg M. Perth Royal Show 2011: Food/Drink Scan and ‘Yum’ Food Analysis. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2012. 

Ferguson R, Pettigrew S and Rosenberg M. 2011 Perth Royal Show. Nutrition Brief Report. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2011.

Ferguson R, Pettigrew S & Rosenberg M. Perth Royal Show 2011: Show bag brief report. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2012. 

Pettigrew S & Ferguson R . Perth Royal Show 2011: Children’s assimilation of sports sponsorship messages. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2012. 

Pettigrew S & Ferguson R. Perth Royal Show 2011: Show patrons’ estimates of the energy content of unhealthy foods. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2012. 

 

 

 

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2008 Perth Royal Show-nutrition intercept survey and baseline food and drink scan PDF 989.37kB Download
2009 Smoke Free Perth Royal Show-smoking and nutrition intercept survey PDF 366.91kB Download
2010 Smoke Free Perth Royal Show-nutrition policy and behaviour PDF 206.12kB Download
2010 Smoke Free Perth Royal Show-vendor survey PDF 231.31kB Download
2010 Smoke Free Perth Royal Show-showbag purchasing PDF 178.87kB Download
2011 Perth Royal Show_food and drink scan and yum food analysis PDF 3.48MB Download
2011 Perth Royal Show-nutrition PDF 3.76MB Download
2011 Perth Royal Show-show bags PDF 2.34MB Download
2011 Perth Royal Show-childrens assimilation of sport sponsorship messages PDF 2.65MB Download
2011 Perth Royal Show-patrons estimations of the energy content of unhealthy foods PDF 2.59MB Download

 

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