Per capita versus adult-equivalent estimates of calorie availability in household budget surveys.

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This study aims to estimate an adult-equivalent scale for calorie requirements and to determine the differences between adult-equivalent and per capita measurements of calorie availability in the Brazilian population. The study used data from the 2002-2003 Brazilian Household Budget Survey. The calorie requirement for a reference adult individual was based… (More)

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@article{Claro2010PerCV, title={Per capita versus adult-equivalent estimates of calorie availability in household budget surveys.}, author={Rafael Moreira Claro and Renata Bertazzi Levy and Daniel Henrique Bandoni and Lenise Mondini}, journal={Cadernos de saude publica}, year={2010}, volume={26 11}, pages={2188-95} }