The prevalence of overweight in adolescents each year has increased. Overweight is a complex issue that is influenced by many factors, one of the cautions is the lack of consumption vegetables and fruit. Lack of consumption vegetables and fruit in the adolescents is assumed to be absence of confidence (self-efficacy) in adolescents to eat vegetables and fruit for several reasons. The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship self-efficacy with vegetable-fruit consumption and the incidence of overweight. The method of research used way cross sectional. A total samples of 156 teenagers grade 7 and 8 in Junior high schools was involved in this study. Using stratified proportional random sampling. The questionnaires used are Self-efficacy for Fruit, Vegetable and Water Intake and Food Recall. This study showed that self-efficacy associated with the consumption of vegetables and fruit and the incidence of overwight (OR=9,467, 2,093). The results of regresion logistic showed preferences had confounding variable in the consumption of vegetables and fruit. whereas gender, genetics and consumption of vegetables and fruit is a confounding variable of nutrition.
- Adolescents, Obese, overwight, Selfefficacy, Vegetables Fruits Intakes