Nutritional quality of dietary patterns of children: are there differences inside and outside school?

Diva Aliete dos Santos Vieira, Michelle Alessandra Castro, Mauro Fisberg, Regina Mara Fisberg
2017 Jornal de Pediatria (Versão em Português)  
Objectives: To describe the dietary patterns of children inside and outside school and investigate their associations with sociodemographic factors and nutritional status. Methods: This was a multicenter cross-sectional study in which children of both sexes, aged 1---6 years, attending private and public daycare centers and preschools in Brazil, were evaluated (n = 2979). Demographic, socioeconomic and dietary data (weighed food records and estimated food records) were collected. Dietary
more » ... ted. Dietary patterns were derived by factor analysis from 36 food groups.
doi:10.1016/j.jpedp.2016.07.003 fatcat:7szgoospnrd3za5ik3t6rxhclm