publication . Other literature type . Article . 2008

Dietary and Physical Activity Patterns in French Children Are Related to Overweight and Socioeconomic Status

Sandrine Lioret; Touvier M; Lafay L; Jl, Volatier; Maire B;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2008
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Country: France
Abstract
: Sedentary behavior (SED) has already been identified as a risk factor of childhood overweight (OW) but less is known about the dietary patterns related to adiposity. Our objective was to investigate if lifestyle patterns combining overall diet and physical activity were associated with childhood OW and if they were involved in the reverse association between socioeconomic status (SES) and OW. Dietary intake was assessed using a 7-d food record in 748 French children aged 3-11 y from the 1998-1999 cross-sectional French Enquete Individuelle et Nationale sur les Consommations Alimentaires national food consumption survey. Weight and height, leisure time physical...
Subjects
free text keywords: Nutrition and Dietetics, Medicine (miscellaneous)
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