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Fat and cholesterol intake of attendees at two national USA cardiovascular annual meetings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2024599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Using a 1-page bar-coded food frequency questionnaire, the food habits of 996 adults who participated in diet screening at the annual meetings of the American Heart Association (1989) and the American College of Cardiology (1990) were analyzed for sex, age and regional differences. Estimated nutrient intakes were also compared with those from the Department of Agriculture's 1985 and 1986 Continuing Survey of Food Intake of Individuals. The average diet reported in this study satisfied National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines for cholesterol intake, but was higher than that recommended for total and saturated fats. In addition, dietary fat intake was influenced by sex, age and geographic region. Reduction in total and saturated fat intake was confined to men greater than 35 years of age; intake of these nutrients was highest among young, Mid-western women. These results suggest the need for diet intervention programs, targeted specifically to young adults with additional consideration given to regional variation. Repeated surveys of cardiac care givers might be used as an early indicator of the nationwide effectiveness of dietary intervention programs.
Authors:
R H Selzer; L Dubois-Blowers; C J Darnall; S P Azen; D H Blankenhorn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0002-9149     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1991 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-06-05     Completed Date:  1991-06-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1090-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
American Heart Association
Attitude of Health Personnel
Attitude to Health
Cardiology*
Cholesterol, Dietary / administration & dosage*
Dietary Fats / administration & dosage*
Female
Health Behavior*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Questionnaires
Societies, Medical
United States
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholesterol, Dietary; 0/Dietary Fats

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