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Características alimentarias de adultos mayores de comunas pobres de la Región Metropolitana

  title={Caracter{\'i}sticas alimentarias de adultos mayores de comunas pobres de la Regi{\'o}n Metropolitana},
  author={E. A. Samur and M. XeniaBenavides and M. LeticiaAvila and G. SoniaBarahona and A. RosaC{\'a}rdenas},
  • E. A. Samur, M. XeniaBenavides, +2 authors A. RosaCárdenas
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Background: The higher life expectancy of the Chilean population has required a greater concern about health and nutrition of elderly people. Aim: To assess the alimentation of people over 65 years old, living in communities of the Metropolitan Region with high social vulnerability. Material and methods: A random and representative sample of 257 elders living in the poorest communities of Santiago was studied. They were interviewed in their homes about feeding patterns, the alimentation of the… CONTINUE READING
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