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The National Diet and Nutrition Survey: people aged 65 years and over

G. Smithers (Nutrition Unit, Joint Food Safety and Standards Group, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)
S. Finch (Social and Community Planning Research, Department of Health)
W. Doyle (Social and Community Planning Research, Department of Health)
C. Lowe (Social and Community Planning Research, Department of Health)
C.J. Bates (Medical Research Council, Dunn Nutrition Unit, Department of Health)
A. Prentice (Medical Research Council Dunn Nutrition Unit, Department of Health)
P.C. Clarke (Nutrition Unit, Joint Food Safety and Standards Group, Department of Health)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 1 June 1998

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Abstract

Commissioned by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Department of Health and carried out by Social and Community Planning Research and MRC Dunn Nutrition Unit, the dental hospitals of the Universities of Newcastle and Birmingham and the Department of Epidemiology of the University of London, this research forms part of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey. Set up in 1992 the surveys cover representative groups of the population and examine the diet of the over‐65s in terms of actual dietary intake, habits, energy and nutrient intakes, physical measurements. Regional and socio‐economic comparisons are made.

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Smithers, G., Finch, S., Doyle, W., Lowe, C., Bates, C.J., Prentice, A. and Clarke, P.C. (1998), "The National Diet and Nutrition Survey: people aged 65 years and over", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 98 No. 3, pp. 133-134. https://doi.org/10.1108/00346659810209791

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