A mini-survey on vitamin usage habits in eskİşehİr Eskişehir'de vitamin kullamm ahskanhklari{dotless} üzerine dar kapsamh bir araşti{dotless}rma


Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.10, no.3, pp.329-350, 2013 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.329-350
  • Keywords: Socio-cultural group, Vitamin, Vitamin usage
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


In the present study, vitamin usage habits of five hundred people representing four different socio-cultural groups in Eskişehir and the factors affecting these habits were studied. The participants of the research were chosen by random sampling method and were asked to answer the questionary. The data of the investigation were given in percentages and shown in graphs in the view of the evaluation in general and in subgroups. The results of this study indicate that most people use vitamins for wellness and gaining resistance to certain diseases. Nutrition disorder in daily life and distrust of food are other factors affecting vitamin usage of people. At this point, considering their preferences and their knowledge of vitamins, it is clear that there is a visible distinction between the socio-cultural groups.