The relative influence of individual and contextual socio-economic status on consumption of fruit and soft drinks among adolescents in Europe.

@article{Vereecken2005TheRI,
  title={The relative influence of individual and contextual socio-economic status on consumption of fruit and soft drinks among adolescents in Europe.},
  author={Carine Anna Vereecken and Joanna C Inchley and S. V. Subramanian and Anne Hublet and Lea Maes},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={224-32}
}
BACKGROUND The number of studies among children and adolescents that focus on socio-economic differences in food habits is limited. Moreover, most are done in only one country and often include a non-representative sample. The present study examines whether socio-economic differences in the consumption of fruit and soft drinks can be found among young adolescents in a wide range of European countries. METHODS Multilevel statistical analysis of 114 558 school-pupils aged 11, 13 and 15 from 28… CONTINUE READING
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