Title

Socio-demographic Correlates and Predictors of Food Insecurity among First Year College Students

Document Type

Abstract

Publication Date

10-2017

Abstract

Objective: To understand the daily calcium intake and food sources among Chinese adults aged 18-49 years old from 15 provinces in 2015. Methods: The participants aged 18-49 years old were from the 10th wave of the China Health and Nutrition Survey who were not pregnant or lactating women. The data of oil and condiment consumption obtained by weighing method and food consumption obtained by consecutive 3d24h dietary recall were used to describe the daily calcium intake and food sources across gender and stratum groups and then the estimated average requirement (EAR) was used to assess the extent of calcium intake meeting the nutritional needs. Results: The daily calcium intake of study participants was 304.5 mg. There were significant differences of daily calcium intake both on gender (male 320.3 mg, female 289.0 mg) and stratum (city 355.6 mg, suburb 326.3 mg, town 303.7 mg, rural 283.2 …

Publication Title

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Volume

117

Issue

110

First Page

A146

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.jand.2017.08.102

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