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Nutritional quality of meals in nursing homes and meals on wheels for elderly persons in Croatia

Barić, I.Colić.; Satalić, Z.; Keser, I.

Nutrition and Health 18(2): 119-125

2006


ISSN/ISBN: 0260-1060
PMID: 16859174
DOI: 10.1177/026010600601800203
Accession: 004521427

The aim of the study was to evaluate the adequacy of meals provided for elderly residents and non-residents of nursing homes in Croatia. Menus of 44 all-day meals provided for residents from 4 nursing homes and 34 meals on wheels provided for non-residents of low socioeconomic status were selected by random sampling. A questionnaire was used to determine socioeconomic status and attitude of residents (n=89) and non-residents (n=80) regarding meals offered.

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