Nutritional status and eating habits of the institutionalised elderly in Turkey: a follow-up study


Rakicioglu N., Aksoy B., Tamer F., Yildiz E. A., Samur G., Pekcan G., ...More

JOURNAL OF HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, vol.29, no.2, pp.185-195, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jhn.12320
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF HUMAN NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-195
  • Keywords: anthropometric measurements, elderly, follow-up, nutritional status, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE, BODY-COMPOSITION, 10-YEAR TRENDS, DIETARY-INTAKE, MORTALITY, NUTRIENT, OLDER, RISK, FOOD
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BackgroundAs the elderly population increases in Turkey, so do the associated health and nutritional problems. The main purpose of the present study was to determine the nutritional status of elderly individuals who live in institutions.