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Early life socioeconomic determinants of dietary score and pattern trajectories across six waves of the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children.

Authors
  • Gasser, Constantine E1, 2
  • Mensah, Fiona K2, 3
  • Kerr, Jessica A1, 2
  • Wake, Melissa1, 2, 4
  • 1 Centre for Community Child Health, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 2 Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 3 Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. , (Australia)
  • 4 Department of Paediatrics and The Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. , (New Zealand)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
71
Issue
12
Pages
1152–1160
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/jech-2017-209641
PMID: 28993471
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Child dietary trajectories vary profoundly by family socioeconomic position. If causal, reducing dietary inequities may require researching underlying pathways, tackling socioeconomic inequities and targeting health promoting interventions to less educated families.

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