Dietary patterns and their association with obesity and sociodemographic factors in a national sample of Lebanese adults.

@article{Naja2011DietaryPA,
  title={Dietary patterns and their association with obesity and sociodemographic factors in a national sample of Lebanese adults.},
  author={Farah Naja and L Nasreddine and Leila Itani and Marie Claire Chamieh and Nada Adra and A M Sibai and Nahla Hwalla},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={1570-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify and characterize dietary patterns in Lebanon and assess their association with sociodemographic factors, BMI and waist circumference (WC). DESIGN A cross-sectional population-based survey. In a face-to-face interview, participants completed a brief sociodemographic and semiquantitative FFQ. In addition, anthropometric measurements were obtained following standard techniques. Dietary patterns were identified by factor analysis. Multivariate linear regression was used to… CONTINUE READING

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