Meal patterns and food use in 10- to 11-year-old Finnish children.

@article{Haapalahti2003MealPA,
  title={Meal patterns and food use in 10- to 11-year-old Finnish children.},
  author={Mila Haapalahti and Hannu M. Mykk{\"a}nen and Sami Tikkanen and Jorma O. Kokkonen},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={365-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the meal patterns and food use on weekdays among 10- to 11-year-old Finnish children and to analyse these in relation to family's socio-economic status and the child's behaviour. DESIGN Cross-sectional study on a cohort of 404 children aged 10-11 years in the rural town of Ylivieska, mid-western Finland. METHODS A food-frequency questionnaire including questions on meal patterns and food use and the Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) completed by the parents and the… CONTINUE READING