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Shorter lunch breaks lead secondary-school students to make less healthy dietary choices: multilevel analysis of cross-sectional national survey data.

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OBJECTIVE: At the time of the study a number of schools within Wales had shortened the amount of time they allow for lunch break. The study investigated the association between length of lunch break and the dietary choices of students in secondary schools. DESIGN: Student-level data, collected through anonymised questionnaires, included reported dietary choices and correlates of these; data on school approaches to food were collected through postal surveys. Multilevel analysis was used to stu...

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10.1017/s1368980014001803

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Townsend, N More by this author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Public health nutrition
Volume:
31
Pages:
1-9
Publication date:
2014-09-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:d18663a2-9982-4456-9c82-d05522fa743d
Source identifiers:
483701
Local pid:
pubs:483701

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