ERIC Number: ED257834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Food Intakes: Individuals in 48 States, Year 1977-78. Nationwide Food Consumption Survey 1977-78. Report No. I-1.
Human Nutrition Information Service (USDA), Hyattsville, MD.
This report presents 3-day food intake data for about 36,l00 individuals in the 48 conterminous States. The information was collected from April 1977 through March 1978 in the Nationwide Food Consumption Survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Data on food intakes and characteristics of the sample are presented in 510 tables. Average (mean) quantity of food eaten per individual per day and percentage of individuals reporting the food at least once in 3 days are given for all food, for food at home, and for food obtained and eaten away from home. Food intakes are summarized in 10 food groups and 43 subgroups and are tabulated for all individuals and for each of 22 sex-age categories. Food intake tables are presented for individuals in four income levels, three urbanization categories, two racial groups, and four seasons, and results are summarized in the text. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Nutrition Information Service (USDA), Hyattsville, MD.