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- Williams, Julianne; Townsend, Nick; Rayner, Mike; Jayawardena, Ranil; Katulanda, Prasad; Manoharan, Seenithamby; Wickramasinghe, Kremlin
- Public health nutrition 2019 v.22 no.10 pp. 1735-1744
- adolescents; affordability; calcium; carbohydrates; cholesterol; dietary fiber; eating habits; energy; females; food intake; fruits; high protein foods; iron; issues and policy; models; nutritional adequacy; rural development; sampling; secondary education; sociodemographic characteristics; socioeconomic status; socioeconomics; sodium; students; vegetables; Sri Lanka
- ... The current paper describes methods of evaluating dietary habits of Sri Lankan adolescents based on the Diet Quality Index–International (DQI-I), which has been used in multiple international studies to describe dietary variety, moderation, adequacy and balance. The paper describes the method for calculating DQI-I scores and examines associations between DQI-I scores and dietary intake, and betwee ...
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