Meal skipping children in low-income families and community practice implications

@inproceedings{Bae2008MealSC,
  title={Meal skipping children in low-income families and community practice implications},
  author={Hwa-Ok Bae and Meesook Kim and Soon Myoung Hong},
  booktitle={Nutrition research and practice},
  year={2008}
}
We examined dietary habits, food intakes, health status, and school and community life of meal skipping children, and investigated factors predicting meal skipping of children. A sample was composed of 944 children in low-income families who were provided with public meal service. The sample was obtained from the Survey of Meal Service for Poor Children conducted by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs in 2007. Meal skipping was significantly associated with a lower nutrition and… CONTINUE READING