Dietary quality of elders and children is interdependent in Taiwanese communities: a NAHSIT mapping study

Mark L Wahlqvist, Lin-Yuan Huang, Meei-Shyuan Lee, Po-Huang Chiang, Yu-Hung Chang, Allison P Tsao

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    Abstract

    Dietary quality may exhibit intergenerational associations in Taiwanese communities. Nutrition and Health Surveys in Taiwan (NAHSIT) for children and elders (1999-2002) were mapped for coincident locality and ethnicity with Geo-Gadget. Communities were characterized ecologically. Dietary quality was assessed by the Youth Healthy Eating Index-Taiwan (YHEI-TW) for children and Overall Dietary Index-Revised (ODI-R) for elders. Hierarchical regression analysis was used. Elderly ODI-R was linked with the overall child YHEI-TW (p
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)81 - 97
    Number of pages17
    JournalEcology of Food and Nutrition
    Volume53
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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