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Preface

References

Foreword

References

Overview of ageing, urbanization, and nutrition in developing countries and the development of the reconnaissance project

Abstract

Introduction

Ageing in developing countries

Urbanization in developing countries

Ageing and urbanization: The case of the Philippines

History of the reconnaissance project and the development of CRONOS

The workshop in Wageningen

References

Pitfalls and experiences in nutritional research on the elderly in developing countries

Abstract

Introduction

What are the barriers to gerontological investigation in developing countries?

What are the demographic issues?

Evolution of age pyramids

What are the human resource limitations?

The evolution of training opportunities

What are the material resource limitations?

Development of research

What are the methodological or disciplinary limitations?

Specific pitfalls relevant to developing countries

The evolution of knowledge and understanding of the elderly

What is the present experience?

What is the future of gerontological research?

References

Bibliography 1

Bibliography 2

Experience of the EURONUT-SENECA study in design, implementation, and data analysis

Abstract

Introduction

Planning

Data collection and measurement error

Dietary interview

Questionnaire

Anthropometry

Blood collection

Non-participation

Coordination and cooperation

References

The IUNS study of food habits in later life: A critique

Abstract

Introduction

Operational background to the IUNS-FHLL study

Study aims

Comparisons between the two studies

Parameters of interest and survey methods

Conclusions

Acknowledgements to IUNS-FHLL study investigators

References

Analysis of the reconnaissance project. Phase 1: The community

Abstract

Introduction

This was not KAP

Reconnaissance is more than RAP

Questionnaires used during the study of the community

Informants to be consulted during the study of the community

Summary of the first phase of the Reconnaissance project

Conclusions

Comments

Summary

References

Analysis of the Reconnaissance project. Phase 2: The individual

Abstract

Introduction

Methods

Principal findings of interest

Comments

Conclusions

References

Analysis of the appropriateness and feasibility of the Reconnaissance project interview questions and measurements

Abstract

Introduction

The examination process

Issues for consideration when revising individual questions

Conclusions

References

The process of revision of the protocol

Abstract

Introduction

Group 1. Nutritional status and biological variables

Group 2. Food intake and food security variables; food behaviour and patterns variables

Group 3. Health status assessment variables

Group 4. Socio-demographic and social behaviour variables

Group 5. Sampling frame and enrolment procedures for sites and individuals within sites

Conclusions

Reference

CRONOS (Cross-Cultural Research on the Nutrition of Older Subjects). Third edition

Foreword

References

1. Objective of CRONOS

2. Sampling

2.1 Population to be studied

2.2 Sampling procedure

3. Supervision

4. Format of data collection forms

5. Content of data collection forms

5.1 demographic and socio-economic variables

5.2 social behaviour and practices

5.3 Self-perceived health

5.4 Illness and illness impact

5.5 Impairments

5.6 Physical activities (optional)

5.7 Risk factors

5.8 Cognitive functioning

5.9 24-hour recall

5.10 Food behaviour and practices (optional)

5.11 Food security (optional)

5.12 Anthropometric measurements

5.13 Blood parameters

5.14 Physical performance test (optional)

6. Examples of survey forms

6.1 Supervision form

6.2 Individual form

7. List of variable codes

8. Collection of qualitative data (RAP)

References

Annex: CRONOS Collaborating Centres

News and notes

Note for contributors

Note a l’intention des auteurs

Nota pare los posibles autores

Food and Nutrition Bulletin subscription form

Title of interest