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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