A model of hygiene practices and consumption patterns in the consumer phase

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A model of hygiene practices and consumption patterns in the consumer phase

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Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
Keywords
  • Further
  • A Mathematical Model Is Presented
  • Which Addresses Individual Hygiene Practices During Food Preparation And Consumption Patterns In Pri
  • The Model Links Food Preparers And Consumers Based On Their Relationship To Household Types
  • For Different Age And Gender Groups
  • The Model Estimates (I) The Probability Of Ingesting A Meal Where Precautions Have Not Been Taken To
  • Exemplified By The Event That The Cutting Board Was Not Washed During Food Preparation
  • And (Ii) The Probability Of Ingesting A Risk Meal In A Private Home
  • Where Chicken Was The Prepared Food Item (A Chicken Risk Meal)
  • Chicken Was Included In The Model
  • As Chickens Are Believed To Be The Major Source Of Human Exposure To The Foodborne Pathogen Campylob
  • Monte Carlo Simulations Showed That The Probability Of Ingesting A Risk Meal Was Highest For Young M
  • Children Aged 0-4 Years Had A Higher Probability Of Ingesting A Risk Meal Than Children Aged 5-17 Ye
  • This Difference Between Age And Gender Groups Was Ascribed To The Variations In The Hygiene Levels O
  • By Including The Probability Of Ingesting A Chicken Meal At Home
  • Simulations Revealed That All Age Groups
  • Except The Group Above 60 Years Of Age
  • Had Approximately The Same Probability Of Ingesting A Chicken Risk Meal
  • The Probability Of Females Being Slightly Higher Than That Of Males
  • The Simulated Results Show That The Probability Of Ingesting A Chicken Risk Meal At Home Does Not On
  • But Also On The Consumption Patterns Of Consumers
  • And The Relationship Between People Preparing And Ingesting Food
  • This Finding Supports The Need Of Including Information On Consumer Behavior And Preparation Hygiene

Abstract

A model of hygiene practices and consumption patterns in the consumer phase - DTU Orbit (16/02/14) A model of hygiene practices and consumption patterns in the consumer phase - DTU Orbit (16/02/14) Christensen, B. B., Rosenquist, H., Sommer, H. M., Nielsen, N. L., Fagt, S., Andersen, N. L., & Nørrung, B. (2005). A model of hygiene practices and consumption patterns in the consumer phase. Risk Analysis, 25(1), 49-60.

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