Trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in 16 US states: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1990-1996.

@article{Li2000TrendsIF,
  title={Trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in 16 US states: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 1990-1996.},
  author={Ruowei Li and Mary K. Serdula and Shayne Bland and Ali Mokdad and Barbara T Bowman and David M. Q. Nelson},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={777-81}
}
OBJECTIVES This study examined trends in fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in 16 US states. METHODS Data from telephone surveys were used to stratify respondents by sociodemographic and health-related characteristics. RESULTS The proportion of adults who consumed fruits and vegetables at least 5 times daily was 19%, 22%, and 23% in 1990, 1994, and 1996, respectively. While the proportion increased among those with active leisure-time physical activities and normal weight, it… CONTINUE READING

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