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OMETTO, A.M.H. et al. Potential demand for a course on nutrition and knowledge about this profession by high school students of Piracicaba, SP. Sci. agric. (Piracicaba, Braz.) [online]. 1993, vol.50, n.3, pp. 502-508. ISSN 0103-9016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-90161993000300027.
The research universe was the set of all high school students, both in public and private schools, in the city of Piracicaba, S.P. The survey yielded information on the professional preference of the students and their knowledge about the contents of an undergraduate course on nutrition and the types of professional activity. The results show that there is a substancial potential demand for a undergraduate nutrition course to be offered by a public university, preferably situated outside the state capital.
Keywords : nutrition; professional activity; student demand.