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JABS 2013, 3(3): 202-207 Back to browse issues page
The Study of Oils Consumption Pattern and Its Related Factors in east Tehran
Farhad Jafari 1, Nahid Kholdi, Ali Davati, Zahra Nezamdust
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Background & Objective: Inappropriate use of fat in diets is a significant risk factor that can cause cardiovascular diseases, morbidity, and mortality in the world. This study was designed to determine the fat consumption pattern in east Tehran habitants.
Materials & Methods: In this cross sectional study 500 east Tehran habitants were evaluated. Data was collected by a questionnaire designed by the authors of the present study. The validity and reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed in a pilot study. The Data was analyzed with SPSS software.
Results: The average of family members was 3.9±1.4. The highest amount ofoil consumed was that of solid candy oil, while The lowest was animal oil. For cooking, 36.8% and 31% of samples were using liquid oil and solid candy oil, respectively. For fraying 33.8%, 20%, 32.4% of samples were using liquid oil, solid candy oil and frying oil, respectively. a relationship was found between higher educational level and mothers working out of the house and higher consumption of liquid oil, fraying oil and olive oil (p<0.001). High age, housekeeper mothers and higher family span were associated with the higher consumption of solid oils, butter and ghee (p<0.02).
Conclusion: This study revealed that the significant portion of daily oil consumption of Tehran habitants consist of solid oils. It seems to be necessary to organize proper training programs to increase social awareness about the hazards of solid saturated fats.
Keywords: fats, consumption, Tehran
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nutrition
Received: 2013/07/21 | Accepted: 2013/08/23 | Published: 2013/09/23
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Jafari F, Kholdi N, Davati A, Nezamdust Z. The Study of Oils Consumption Pattern and Its Related Factors in east Tehran. JABS. 2013; 3 (3) :202-207
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