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Influences on diet quality in older age: the importance of social factors.

Abstract:

Background

Poor diet quality is common among older people, but little is known about influences on food choice, including the role of psychosocial factors at this age.

Objective

To identify psychosocial correlates of diet quality in a community-dwelling population of men and women aged 59-73 years; to describe relationships with change in diet quality over 10 years.

Design

Longitudinal cohort, Hertfordshire Cohort Study (HCS).

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ageing/afw180

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Medical Research Council More from this funder
National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Age and Ageing Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
2
Pages:
277-283
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-22
DOI:
ISSN:
1468-2834
Source identifiers:
653443
Language:
English
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pubs:653443
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pubs:653443
Deposit date:
2017-01-19

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