Halalan Tayyiban Food Consumption: An Understanding Level on Gender Among Fully Residential Schools’ Students in Selangor

  • Fatin Nadhirah Anuar Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Mohd Nor Mamat Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Mohd Amzari Tumiran Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
Keywords: Halalan tayyiban, Food consumption, Gender-based, Fully residential schools


Halalan tayyiban is the main concept of food consumption for the Muslim community. The understanding level of halalan tayyiban may be diverse between males and females. This study aimed to compare the understanding level of halalan tayyiban food consumption among students of fully residential schools in Selangor by gender. Male and female students of fully residential schools in Selangor are involved as respondents (n=490). A questionnaire and IBM SPSS Statistics were utilised as instruments in data collection and data analysis, respectively. The data were analysed using descriptive statistics and non-parametric inferential statistics for comparing two independent group samples, the Mann-Whitney test. Mann-Whitney test indicates that “understanding of halalan tayyiban concept on food consumption” in “male” shows no significant difference (mean rank: 245.55) compared to “female” (mean rank: 245.45) with U=29856, ρ=.978. Overall, this study indicates that the comprehension of the halalan tayyiban concept in food consumption among students at totally residential schools in Selangor is likely to be similar for both males and females. A different population for a group of samples regarding this matter is recommended for future studies.


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How to Cite
Anuar, F. N., Mamat, M. N. and Tumiran, M. A. (2024) “Halalan Tayyiban Food Consumption: An Understanding Level on Gender Among Fully Residential Schools’ Students in Selangor”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 9(5), p. e002812. doi: 10.47405/mjssh.v9i5.2812.