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Proximity of supermarkets is positively associated with diet quality index for pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15475018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the association between distance to the closest supermarket and a composite measure of diet, the diet quality index for pregnancy (DQI-P) was constructed. METHODS: Data from the Pregnancy, Infection and Nutrition (PIN) cohort, a prospective study of determinants of preterm birth, were analyzed. Food frequency questionnaires were used to construct DQI-P which includes: servings of grains, vegetables, fruits, folate, iron and calcium intake, percentage of calories from fat, and meal pattern score. Street address of residence, supermarkets, grocery and convenience stores were geocoded. Participants with complete food frequency and address data were included (n = 918). Multinomial logistic regression was used to estimate the conditional association of food outlets on diet quality, controlling for confounders and using a robust variance estimator to account for clustering of neighborhood characteristics. RESULTS: Women living greater than 4 miles from a supermarket were more than twice the odds (adjusted odds ratio = 2.16; 95% confidence interval = 1.2, 4.0) of falling into the lowest compared to highest DQI-P tertile compared to women living within 2 miles of a supermarket, after controlling for individual characteristics, other food retail outlets. CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that proximity of food retail outlets influences the diet quality of pregnant women.
Authors:
Barbara A Laraia; Anna Maria Siega-Riz; Jay S Kaufman; Sonya J Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Preventive medicine     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0091-7435     ISO Abbreviation:  Prev Med     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-10-11     Completed Date:  2005-03-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0322116     Medline TA:  Prev Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  869-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA. blaraia@email.unc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Cohort Studies
Diet / statistics & numerical data*
Diet Surveys
Female
Food Industry / statistics & numerical data*
Humans
North Carolina
Odds Ratio
Pregnancy / statistics & numerical data*

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