publication . Article . 2008

Ingesta de hierro dietario en mujeres adolescentes de instituciones educativas

Mabel Vila; Margot Quintana;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2008 Journal: Anales de la Facultad de Medicina, volume 69, issue 3, pages 171-175 (issn: 1025-5583, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
Abstract
Introduction: Iron deficiency anemia is a public health problem. The low dietary intake of iron is one of its causes. Objective: To determine the dietary iron intake in adolescent women. Design: Descriptive, cross type study. Setting: Educational Institutions in the district of Ancon, Lima. Participants: Three hundred and fifty-five adolescent high school female students in Ancon chosen at random. Interventions: Previous informed consent, a semi-quantitative food and beverage frequency questionnaire was given. Main outcome measures: Daily dietary iron intake. Results: Adolescents average age was 14 ± 1,69 years. The median dietary iron intake was 10,4 mg (quarti...
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free text keywords: Hierro en la dieta, consumo de alimentos, salud del adolescente, Iron, dietary, food consumption, adolescent health., salud del adolescente., Iron, dietary, adolescent health, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920, Medicine, business.industry, business, Humanities
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