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Nutrition related health status and associated factors in juvenile male and female on remand detainees at entry into Pollsmoor correctional service facility in the Western Cape (dataset)

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posted on 19.03.2021, 10:20 by Marieke Theron, Marjanne Senekal, Lillian Artz
Research data for the MA Thesis: Nutrition related health status and associated factors in juvenile male and female on remand detainees at entry into Pollsmoor correctional service facility in the Western Cape.

Design/Methodology: In this cross-sectional comparative study of 67 male and 52 female young on-remand detainees the following was assessed during 2016-2017: socio-demographic information, hunger score (CDC FANTA project hunger score), meal pattern, food choices (Non-quantified FFQ), understanding of healthy eating, physical activity (GPAQv2), risk taking behaviours, body shape perception, symptoms of depression and anxiety (K10 tool) and specific anthropometric measures including weight, height, triceps-skinfold, mid-upper arm circumference and handgrip strength. BMI and the corrected arm muscle area were calculated.

The pdf of the thesis is accessible at http://hdl.handle.net/11427/33202

Approval was granted by UCT HREC, National department of correctional services South Africa and permission was granted to publish information.

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