Dietary habits and nutrient intake in Swedish children 4 year old and school children in grade 2 and 5. Riksmaten – children 2003

SND-ID: EXT 0096

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

National Food Agency

Description

A national food survey was carried out during 2003 on children 4 year old and school children in grade 2 and in grade 5. The method was an open and estimated food diary over four consecutive days. All days were evenly represented in the survey. The food diary was filled in by the children or with the help of parents or carer. Portion sizes and amounts of all food and drink eaten by the children were estimated with the help of a picture book. It was also noted when and where food was eaten as well as the fat content, mode of preparation, certain additives and brand name. Intake of supplements and level of physical activity was also recorded. In addition, an optically readable questionnaire contained questions about weight, height, parents’ education and profession, ethnic background and regional residence.

Children 4 year old were randomly sampled from a stratified sample of municipalities representative of Sweden. School children were sampled on the basis of school classes. The survey took place during spring and autumn 2003. The sample size of children 4 year old was 924 of which 590 fulfil

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

National Food Agency

Responsible department/unit

National Food Agency
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

The population was defined in three different ages: every child who turned 4 years in 2003, and all children in grades 2 and grades 5 during the spring and fall semester 2003.

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified

Time period(s) investigated

2003–2003

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Riksmaten - barn 2003. Livsmedels- och näringsintag bland barn i Sverige. Uppsala: Livsmedelsverket; 2006.
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ISBN: 9177141776

Becker W, Enghardt Barbieri H. Svenska barns matvanor 2003 - resultat från enkätfrågor. Livsmedelsverket; december 2004.
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Dataset 1

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

National Food Agency

Time period(s) investigated

2003–2003

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered writings and/or diaries
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2003–2003
  • Data collector: GFK Sverige AB
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples, Other

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2003–2003
  • Data collector: GFK Sverige AB
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples, Other

Number of individuals/objects

593

Response rate/participation rate

64

Dataset 2

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

National Food Agency

Time period(s) investigated

2003–2003

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered writings and/or diaries
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2003–2003
  • Data collector: GFK Sverige AB
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples, Other

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2003–2003
  • Data collector: GFK Sverige AB
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples, Other

Number of individuals/objects

1945

Response rate/participation rate

87

Published: 2016-12-21
Last updated: 2019-11-15