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Household Factors Associated with Older Australian's Purchasing a Varied Diet: Results from Household Expenditure Data

Temple, Jeromey


Objective: To examine the household factors associated with older Australian's (aged 55 years and over) purchasing a varied diet. Design and methods: National cross-sectional survey. Setting: All states and territories of Australia. Subjects: A total of 1898 households headed by adults aged 55 years and over. Main outcome measures: Food diversity was measured using the Dietary Variety Score (DVS). The DVS is the total number of food items purchased within a two-week period, from a possible 110...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Nutrition and Dietetics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1747-0080.2006.00035.x


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