Nutrition transition among adolescents of a south-Mediterranean country: dietary patterns, association with socio-economic factors, overweight and blood pressure. A cross-sectional study in Tunisia

@inproceedings{AounallahSkhiri2011NutritionTA,
  title={Nutrition transition among adolescents of a south-Mediterranean country: dietary patterns, association with socio-economic factors, overweight and blood pressure. A cross-sectional study in Tunisia},
  author={Hajer Aounallah-Skhiri and Pierre Traissac and Jalila El Ati and Sabrina Eymard-Duvernay and Edwige Landais and Noureddine Achour and Francis Delpeuch and Habiba Ben Romdhane and Bernard Maire},
  booktitle={Nutrition journal},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The increase in the burden of chronic diseases linked to the nutrition transition and associated dietary and lifestyle changes is of growing concern in south and east Mediterranean countries and adolescents are at the forefront of these changes. This study assessed dietary intake and association with socio-economic factors and health outcomes among adolescents in Tunisia. METHODS Cross-sectional survey (year 2005); 1019 subjects 15-19 y. from a clustered random sample. Dietary… CONTINUE READING
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