Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

Other (non-stated)

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Two 24 hours recalls

Study setting

Household

Age group of participant

Teenagers/13-19

Participant sex

Female

Target population

Vulnerable (pregnant teenagers)

Sample size

n=42 (participants)

Diet quality of adolescent pregnant females in the Basic Health Network/ diet quality of adolescent pregnant females in primary health care/Primary Health Care

Goal

Evaluate the quality of the diet of adolescent pregnant females in primary health care units

Results

The Adapted Diet Quality Index for Pregnant Women (ADQIPW ) classification showed that 59.5% of pregnant women had a "poor" diet quality and 40.5% "improvement required". ADQIPW showed poor diet quality, characterized by a low intake of fruits, vegetables, and foods rich in calcium, iron, Omega 3, and folate. The consumption of ultra-processed foods was high.

Authors

Miriã de Almeida V, Enilce de Oliverira Fonseca S, Roseane Moreira Sampaio B, Mendonça D.

Journal

DOI