Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Mixed-Method

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

NOVA

Country studied

Spain

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Five food frequency

Study setting

Household

Age group of participant

Children/4-5

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

Vulnerable (children)

Sample size

n=513 (participants)

Consumption of ultra-processed products and wheezing respiratory diseases in children: The SENDO project

Goal

Determine whether the consumption of UP in children is associated with wheezing respiratory diseases (asthma or bronchitis/recurrent wheezing).

Results

A high consumption of UP was associated with an increase of 87% in the prevalence of wheezing respiratory diseases. It was found that a higher consumption of UP multiplied by 2.12 the prevalence of bronchitis/recurrent wheezing.

Authors

Moreno-Galarraga L, Martín-Álvarez I, Fernández-Montero A, Rocha BS, Barea EC, Martin-Calvo N.

Journal

Anales de Pediatria

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