publication . Article . 2014

The Association Between Parental Behavior Patterns and the Dietary Intake of Preschool Children in Tehran Kindergartens

Anahita Houshyarrad;
  • Published: 01 Sep 2014
Abstract
Background and Objectives: This study was designed to investigate the association between parental behavior and the dietary intake of Tehranian preschool children aged 2-6 years. Materials and Methods: In a cross-sectional study conducted on 310 children aged 2-6 years from the kindergartens of 22 districts of Tehran, a qualitative validated 85-item food frequency questionnaire was completed by interviewing with their parents. Also the effect of parental behavior on the children’s dietary intake was assessed using a validated comprehensive feeding practices questionnaire (CFPQ). Results: 47 and 53% of children were girls and boys, respectively. Among the parenta...
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free text keywords: Children, Dietary intake, Parental behavior patterns, Kindergarten, Nutrition. Foods and food supply, TX341-641
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publication . Article . 2014

The Association Between Parental Behavior Patterns and the Dietary Intake of Preschool Children in Tehran Kindergartens

Anahita Houshyarrad;