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

Goal

Aimed to develop an Index for Measuring the Quality of Complementary Feeding (IMQCF) for infants, as well as to evaluate 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

Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

DOI