A Study on the Food Intake Patterns by Age People in Medical-chechuped Persons in National Health Insurance Corporation Ilsan Hospital

연령에 따른 종합병원 건강 검진자의 식이 섭취 패턴 분석

  • Ko, Jae-Young (National Health Insurance Corporation Ilsan Hospital) ;
  • Kim, Ok-Sun (Dept. of Food and Nutrition, Sookmyung Women's University) ;
  • Ryu, Hye-Sook (Dept. of Food and Nutrition, Sangji University)
  • 고재영 (국민건강보험공단 일산병원 영양팀) ;
  • 김옥선 (숙명여자대학교 생활과학대학 식품영양학과) ;
  • 류혜숙 (상지대학교 보건과학대학 식품영양학과)
  • Published : 2007.06.30

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to analyze food intake patterns of individuals by age group. based on the nutrition counseling data from medical health examinations. The subjects were 5811 adults(3258 males and 2553 females) who had undergone comprehensive medical testing in Gyeonggi area, and were evaluated from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005. The survey samples were divided by age group: 30>, 30${\sim}$39, 40${\sim}$49, 50${\sim}$59, 60${\sim}$69, 70${\leq}$ years. The subjects were composed 56.1% male and 43.9% female. The results showed significant differences between the group for their intakes of several foods such as Seolleongtang, Samgyetang, canned foods, butter and cream bakery items, vegetables cereals and grain products but eggs, cod roe, kim-chi, salted pickled fish and seaweed showed no significant differences. As a result, nutritional imbalances among these age groups are expected for the future. In conclusion, this study showed there are age-related variations in the dietary patterns and age-specific nutritional education programs on adequate food intake are required.

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