ERIC Number: EJ646422
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Nutritional Risk Needs Assessment of Community-Living Seniors: Prevalence of Nutrition Problems and Priorities for Action.
Keller, Heather H.; Hedley, Margaret R.
Journal of Community Health, v27 n2 p121-32 Apr 2002
Surveyed community-dwelling older adults to examine the prevalence of nutritional risk, specific nutrition problems, and educational format preferences. Results revealed that nutrition problems and risk were prevalent among community-dwelling older adults. Common problems included significant weight change in 6 months and low intake of fruits, vegetables, and milk products. Respondents reported preferring more passive forms of education. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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