publication . Article . 2017

Padrões dietéticos e fatores associados em idosos

Ferreira, Marcela Previato do Nascimento; Previdelli, Ágatha Nogueira; Freitas, Tatiana Império de; Marques, Karina Maffei; Goulart, Rita Maria Monteiro; Aquino, Rita de Cássia de;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2017
  • Publisher: Universidade do Estado do Rio Janeiro
Abstract The aim of the present study was to identify dietary patterns among the elderly, and associate the same with sociodemographic characteristics, health and lifestyle. A cross-sectional study was carried out with a non-probabilistic sample of 295 elderly residents of both genders of the city of São Caetano do Sul, São Paulo, Brazil, who were users of public health units. Dietary patterns were identified considering 44 food items identified through 24-hour dietary recall. Factor analysis by the principal components method was used, adopting loads greater than 0.25 as the cut-off point, followed by Varimax orthogonal rotation. The associations were analyzed ...
free text keywords: Aging, Food consumption, Factor Analysis, Statistical, Envelhecimento, Consumo alimentar, Análise fatorial, Recall, Regression, Multivariate statistics, Varimax rotation, Univariate, Linear regression, Principal component analysis, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Demography, Psychiatry, Psychology
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