Card Set Information
Childhood, adolescent, older adult
What was the adult height and CVD risk study?
Asia Pacific Cohort studies collaboration - 44 countries, Asia and Australasia
mean age 48
What did the Asia Pacific Cohort Studies collaboration show?
Linear 5-10% reduction in CVD risk for each 6 cm increase in height
What is the birth cohort?
Group of people born during particular period or year
What is the Barker Hypothesis?
Adverse environments in fetal life and early childhood establish increased risk of disease in adult life
Characteristics of the ProChildren Study
9 European countries
3 Factors the ProChildren Project investigated
What were the ProChildren results?
43% children ate fruit everyday
46.1% at veges every day
girls more likely for both, also had higher preferences for F+V, nutrition knowledge, self efficacy
Key results from ProChildren re fruit
If like fruit almost 2 x as likely to eat it
If brought FV to school, 3 x more likely
Key results from ProChildren re veges
Smaller significance but same factors as for fruit