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

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

Primary Health Care

DOI