Social support and its association with sociodemographic characteristics, dietary patterns, and perceived academic stress among college students in Puerto Rico.

@article{Pagn2013SocialSA,
  title={Social support and its association with sociodemographic characteristics, dietary patterns, and perceived academic stress among college students in Puerto Rico.},
  author={Ideliz Pag{\'a}n and Carla Fabi{\'a}n and Josu{\'e} L R{\'i}os and Jesmari Betancourt and Sonia Y Cruz and A. Medina Gonzalez and Winna T Rivera-Soto},
  journal={Puerto Rico health sciences journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={
          146-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of the present study was to determine the association between social support, dietary pattern, and academic stress among college students in Puerto Rico, based on their socio-demographic characteristics. METHODS This was a retrospective, descriptive, epidemiological study that used a stratified sample of 275 college students. The data collection was done by means of a self-administered instrument. RESULTS Most of the participating students were female (67.6%), ranged… CONTINUE READING

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