Implications of Total Energy Intake for Epidemiologic Analyses

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Second edition

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780195122978
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864249 | DOI:

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Implications of Total Energy Intake for Epidemiologic Analyses

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This chapter deals with the importance of considering total energy intakes in nutritional epidemiology. Topics discussed include the physiologic determinants of energy utilization, adjustment for energy intake in epidemiologic analyses, and alternate approaches to adjust for total energy intake.

Keywords: total energy intake; nutritional epidemiology; epidemiological studies; energy utilization; alternative approaches

Chapter.  14875 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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