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Deteriorating Dietary Habits Among Adults With Hypertension

Deteriorating Dietary Habits Among Adults With Hypertension ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION Deteriorating Dietary Habits Among Adults With Hypertension DASH Dietary Accordance, NHANES 1988-1994 and 1999-2004 Philip B. Mellen, MD, MS; Sue K. Gao, PhD, MPH; Mara Z. Vitolins, DrPH, MPH, RD; David C. Goff Jr, MD, PhD Background: Although the DASH (Dietary Ap- Results: Based on 4386 participants with known HTN in proaches to Stop Hypertension trial) diet is among the the recent survey period (1999-2004), the mean (SE) DASH therapeutic lifestyle changes recommended for individu- score, after adjustment for age and energy intake, was 2.92 als with hypertension (HTN), accordance with the DASH (0.05), with 19.4% (1.2%) classified as DASH accordant. diet is not known. In multivariable logistic regression models, DASH accor- dance was associated with older age, nonblack ethnicity, Methods: Using data from the National Health and Nu- higher education, and known diabetes mellitus. Accor- trition Examination Survey (NHANES) from the 1988- dance with DASH was 7.3% lower in the recent survey pe- 1994 and 1999-2004 periods, DASH accordance among riod compared with NHANES 1988-1994 (26.7% [1.1%]) individuals with self-reported HTN was estimated based (P .001), reflecting fewer patients with HTN meeting nu- on 9 nutrient targets (fat, saturated fat, protein, choles- trient targets for total http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Deteriorating Dietary Habits Among Adults With Hypertension

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2008 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6106
eISSN
2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/archinternmed.2007.119
pmid
18268173
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Abstract

ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION Deteriorating Dietary Habits Among Adults With Hypertension DASH Dietary Accordance, NHANES 1988-1994 and 1999-2004 Philip B. Mellen, MD, MS; Sue K. Gao, PhD, MPH; Mara Z. Vitolins, DrPH, MPH, RD; David C. Goff Jr, MD, PhD Background: Although the DASH (Dietary Ap- Results: Based on 4386 participants with known HTN in proaches to Stop Hypertension trial) diet is among the the recent survey period (1999-2004), the mean (SE) DASH therapeutic lifestyle changes recommended for individu- score, after adjustment for age and energy intake, was 2.92 als with hypertension (HTN), accordance with the DASH (0.05), with 19.4% (1.2%) classified as DASH accordant. diet is not known. In multivariable logistic regression models, DASH accor- dance was associated with older age, nonblack ethnicity, Methods: Using data from the National Health and Nu- higher education, and known diabetes mellitus. Accor- trition Examination Survey (NHANES) from the 1988- dance with DASH was 7.3% lower in the recent survey pe- 1994 and 1999-2004 periods, DASH accordance among riod compared with NHANES 1988-1994 (26.7% [1.1%]) individuals with self-reported HTN was estimated based (P .001), reflecting fewer patients with HTN meeting nu- on 9 nutrient targets (fat, saturated fat, protein, choles- trient targets for total

Journal

JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Feb 11, 2008

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