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  1. Living arrangements over an 8-13 year period and food group consumption by older adults.

    Article - En anglais

    This study examines the association of dietary quality with the living arrangements of older Americans observed in the First National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES I, 1971-74) and in the NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study (NHEFS, 1982-1984).

    Three categories of living arrangements were defined:

    • those who lived with a spouse at baseline, but alone at follow-up (n=382);

    • those who lived with a spouse at both baseline and follow-up (n=1849);

    • and those who lived alone at both time periods (n=396).

    Food group consumption at the time of the NHEFS was compared to current dietary recommendations.

    Men who lived with a spouse at both times reported diets that were closer to the recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption than men who lived alone.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Vieillard, Homme, Alimentation, Comportement alimentaire, Consommation alimentaire, Etat nutritionnel, Protéine, Epidémiologie, Mode de vie, Statut conjugal, Fruit, Légume

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Elderly, Human, Feeding, Feeding behavior, Food intake, Nutritional status, Proteins, Epidemiology, Life habit, Marital status, Fruit, Vegetable

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0142121

    Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 199406.