Nutritional status among adolescent girls in children's homes: Anthropometry and dietary patterns
作者: Tone BergChristine Magala-NyagoPer Ole Iversen
作者单位: 1Department of Nutrition, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
2Department of Food Technology & Nutrition, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
刊名: Clinical Nutrition, 2018, Vol.37 (3), pp.926-933
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2017.03.020
关键词: Adolescent girlsChildren's homesMalnutritionMicronutrientsNutritional status
原始语种摘要: Summary(#br)Background & aims(#br)Malnutrition is widespread among disadvantaged people in low-income countries like Uganda. Children and adolescents living in children's homes are considered an especially vulnerable group, and malnutrition among girls is of particular concern since it has intergenerational consequences. Virtually no information exists about the nutritional status of adolescent girls living in children's homes in Uganda. We therefore conducted a cross-sectional study to assess the nutritional status by evaluating anthropometric indicators, body composition and dietary patterns.(#br)Methods(#br)Forty-four girls aged 10–19 years living in five children's homes participated in addition to a reference group of 27 adolescent girls from three boarding schools; both in the...
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影响因子:3.298 (2012)

  • adolescent 青年
  • status 状态
  • dietary 饮食的
  • among 在当中
  • children 子女