Using Dietary Reference Intake-based methods to estimate the prevalence of inadequate nutrient intake among school-aged children.

@article{Suitor2002UsingDR,
  title={Using Dietary Reference Intake-based methods to estimate the prevalence of inadequate nutrient intake among school-aged children.},
  author={Carol West Suitor and Philip M. Gleason},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={102 4},
  pages={530-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of inadequate usual intakes of nutrients by school-aged children. DESIGN A descriptive study using data from the US Department of Agriculture 1994 to 1996 Continuing Survey of Food Intake by Individuals. Each subject provided two 24-hour recalls. We adjusted for day-to-day variation in nutrient intake and estimated the percentage of children with intakes below the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) using the Software for Intake Distribution Estimation… CONTINUE READING

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