Prevalence of risk of undernutrition is associated with poor health status in older people in the UK

@article{Margetts2003PrevalenceOR,
  title={Prevalence of risk of undernutrition is associated with poor health status in older people in the UK},
  author={Barrie M. Margetts and Rodney L. Thompson and Marinos Elia and Alan A Jackson},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={57},
  pages={69-74}
}
Objective: To establish the prevalence of the risk of undernutrition, using criteria similar to those used by the Malnutrition Advisory Group (MAG), in people aged 65 y and over, and to identify relationships between risk of undernutrition and health and demographic characteristics.Design: A cross-sectional nationally representative sample of free-living and institutionalized older people in the UK (65 y of age and over). Secondary analysis of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey based on… CONTINUE READING