Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

Other

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Primary

Data Collected

One 24 hour recall

Study setting

Hospital

Age group of participant

Preterm infants/2 years

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

Vulnerable

Sample size

n=108 (participants)

Quality of complementary feeding and its effect on nutritional status in preterm infants: A cross‐sectional study/Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Goal

Aimed to develop an Index for Measur-ing the Quality of Complementary Feeding(IMQCF)forinfants,aswellastoevaluate diet quality and its effects on the nutritional status of preterm infants

Results

The median complementary feeding (CF) score was 72.2 (61.1–77.8) A shorter breastfeeding duration or infant formula use and the earlyintroduction of wheat-based foods, ultra-processed foods and cow’s milk inthe preterm’s diet were the main factors interfering in the adequacy of diet.There was an association between the quality of the diet score and WAZ(0.44; 95% confidence interval = 0.03–0.85; P = 0.03)

Authors

Ribas SA, Rodrigues MCC, Mocellin MC, Marques ES, Rosa GPC, et. al.

Journal

DOI