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Nutrition Monitoring and Surveillance

Walter Willett

in Nutritional Epidemiology

Second edition

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780195122978
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195122978.003.14

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Nutrition Monitoring and Surveillance

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Monitoring and surveillance efforts are intended to discern population subgroup differences and/or trends in a population over time in diet or nutritional status by making systematic measures that can be repeated. This chapter discusses the methods used for nutrition monitoring and surveillance in various countries, with emphasis on systems now in use in the United States.

Keywords: nutrition monitoring; surveillance; United States; population subgroup differences

Chapter.  4955 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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