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Nutrition and health in old age
 — the cross-sectional analysis of the findings of a survey made in 1972/3 of elderly people who had been studied in 1967/8
Corporate AuthorCommittee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy, Department of Health and Social Security - DHSS
PublisherHMSO, London, 1979
Pages208 pp (Report on health and social subjects, 16)
KeywordsNutrition ; Health [elderly] ; Social surveys.
AnnotationThe findings in this report are based on a cross-sectional study of 365 older people who participated in the 1967/68 Nutrition Survey of the Elderly and in the follow-up study in 1972/73. The surveys covered demographic and socioeconomic characteristics; diet; medical status; biochemistry; haematology; malnutrition; and special groups, including housebound older people and smokers.
Accession NumberCPA-930715028 B
ClassmarkCF: CC: 3F

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