Accession Number:

ADA371817

Title:

The Army Food and Nutrition Survey, 1995-97.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept. 1995-1997,

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA

Report Date:

1997-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

251.0

Abstract:

This technical report contains data on nutrition attitudes, nutrition knowledge, and dietary practices of over 3,000 Army soldiers. This survey included soldiers from 32 Army installations across the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Germany, Hungary, Panama, and South Korea Figure 2. The data were collected between May 1996 and July 1997. The data were collected by Army dietitians assigned to installations providing medical nutrition therapy services and other nutrition support services throughout Forces Command, Trading and Doctrine Command, U.S. Army Pacific, U.S. Army Europe, and U.S. Army Forces Korea support area. Data are provided in ten sections covering the following topics demographics, eating healthy, dietary supplements, food guide pyramid, buying food, food labels, food frequency, milk use, smoking history, and field feeding. Supplemental data are included on dietary attitudes and nutrient intakes related to the recommended servings of specified food groups, factors related to grocery shopping, and the relationship between health and diet.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE