Healthy Eating Index scores among adults, 60 years of age and over, by sociodemographic and health characteristics: United States, 1999-2002.

@article{Ervin2008HealthyEI,
  title={Healthy Eating Index scores among adults, 60 years of age and over, by sociodemographic and health characteristics: United States, 1999-2002.},
  author={R Bethene Ervin},
  journal={Advance data},
  year={2008},
  volume={395},
  pages={1-16}
}
OBJECTIVE This report presents Healthy Eating Index (HEI) scores for adults, 60 years of age and over, from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 1999-2002, and examines the association between the HEI scores and sex, age, race and ethnicity, education, smoking status, tooth retention, self-reported health, and body mass index (BMI). METHODS The percentage of older adults meeting the recommendations for the HEI components and dietary quality based on the overall score… CONTINUE READING

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