Eating habits in relation to body fatness and gender in adolescents – results from the ‘SWEDES’ study

@article{Vgstrand2007EatingHI,
  title={Eating habits in relation to body fatness and gender in adolescents – results from the ‘SWEDES’ study},
  author={Karin E V{\aa}gstrand and Britta S Barkeling and Hel{\'e}ne Bert{\'e}us Forslund and Kristina Elfhag and Yvonne M Linn{\'e} and Stephan R{\"o}ssner and A-K Lindroos},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={61},
  pages={517-525}
}
Objective:To investigate if eating habits among adolescents are related to body fatness and gender.Design:Cross-sectional study.Setting:Obesity Unit, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden, 2001–2002.Subjects:Two hundred and seventy-five girls and 199 boys, aged 16–17 years.Method:Questionnaires were used for dietary intake and meal frequency, BodPod for measuring body fatness (BF%). In all, 169 girls and 128 boys were classified as adequate reporters (AR) of energy intake, and were used in the… CONTINUE READING