Dietary Diversity is Associated with Child Nutritional Status: Evidence from 11 Demographic and Health Surveys 1, 2.
By: Mary Arimond
Published: 12/2004
Uploaded: 08/18/2006
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Pockets: Health & Behavior Studies, Health Education, Nutrition Education, Teachers College Program Collections
Tags: Children & youth, Demographics., Differences, Nutrition education, Socioeconomic factors, Weight control

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Description/Abstract: Simple indicators reflecting diet quality for young children are needed both for programs and in some research contexts. Measures of dietary diversity are relatively simple and were shown to be associated with nutrient adequacy and nutritional status.

Source: The Journal of Nutrition
Volume: 134
Issue: 10
Pages: p. 2579, 7 p.