Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Mixed-Method

Design

Longitudinal

Classification

Other (non-stated)

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Secondary

Data Collected

Three to seven-day food frequency

Study setting

School

Age group of participant

Children/13-16

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

Vulnerable (adolecents)

Sample size

n=173,310 (participants)

Temporal variation in food consumption of Brazilian adolescents (2009-2015)/PLoS ONE

Goal

Assess the trends in food consumption of adolescents from Brazilian capitals according to sociodemographic variables, based on data from the National Survey of School Health (PeNSE).

Results

Three types of change in Brazilian adolescents’ diet were observed: decreasing regular consumption of beans, sweets and soft drinks, increasing regular consumption of vegetables, and stable consumption of fruit and fried salty snacks

Authors

Gonçalves HVB, Canella DS, Bandoni DH.

Journal

DOI