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|Other Titles: ||Study of consumer behavior for health food|
|Authors: ||廖英粟;Liao, Ying-Su|
|Keywords: ||消費行為;保健食品;Consuming Behavior;health food|
|Issue Date: ||2014-01-23 13:37:36 (UTC+8)|
"Health" is the most important trends in food consumption on the world and health food has become an important and extremely potential growth of the industry in Taiwan. In this study, it takes EBM model of consumer behavior theory, product attributes, attitudes and health belief as theory basis and replies on information collecting and analyzing to discuss the purchasing behavior of health food from psychology, motivation, attitudes and beliefs of financial professionals. Focusing on financial professionals in Taipei, it takes convenience sampling to sample. 500 questionnaires are distributed totally with 447 valid questionnaires, and effective rate of 89.4%. On the basis of the samples, it adopts descriptive statistics and crosstabs and chi-square test to take analysis.
The conclusions of this study are summarized as follows: (a) The proportion of health food used and purchased in the last year was up to 85.7%, in which female is more than male. (b) When consumers purchase health food, the main information collection source from mouth advertising of friends and word is 30.2%, which ranks No.1, and main information of about 40% respondents purchasing health food is from the recommendations of mass media advertising. (c) When consumers purchase health products, they pay most attention on product characteristics, which is mainly because it is proved scientifically with preventive health benefits and passes official certification. They pay less attention on packaging design and composition marking. The overall evaluation for health food is that well-known brand quality is more secure and the price is unreasonable. (d) Consumers, who suffer from chronic diseases consciously, show reservation attitudes on health food consumption will improve the condition. Main motivation for buying health food is to boost the immune system and supplement nutrition. (e) The budge that consumers buy health food monthly takes less than $ 1,000 as the highest percentage. The consumers have higher willingness to buy health food priced at less than $ 3,000. The purchase budget is in direct proportion to average monthly income.
|Appears in Collections:||[國際企業學系暨研究所] 學位論文|
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