J Korean Diet Assoc.  2005 Feb;11(1):1-10.

A Survey on Nutrient Intake of University Students by Alcohol Intake

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  • 1Department of Herbal & Nutrition, DaeguHaany University, Korea. Jiboosin@dhu.ac.kr

Abstract

This study was carried to investigate the effects of alcohol intake on the dietary behaviors and nutrient intakes of students in university and was observed characteristics of alcohol drinking, smoking, dietary behaviors, and nutrient intakes of students. The mean of alcohol consumption was 25.7+/-21.7g/day and 47.5+/-25.8g/day, most high of high alcohol group in the male student than other groups. Smoking were high by increasing of alcohol intake. Most students had dietary problems as skipping meals, eating snack after dinner, high frequency of eating fast and instant food, and eating meals at watching TV or video. The dietary behavior problems in the high alcohol groups showed higher in the female students than the male students. Nutritional knowledge scores was no significantly different by sex and alcohol intake. The intakes of calorie, protein, phosphorous, iron, and niacin in the male students was significantly higher than those of female students. Except for calcium, vitamin B2 and vitamin C, nutrients were satisfied to the level of Recommended Dietary Allowances(RDA). Nutrient intakes was not affected by alcohol intake. But intakes of calorie, protein, phosphorous, and iron were affected by sex and vitamin C intake was affected by sex and alcohol intake.

Keyword

alcohol drinking; dietary behaviors; nutritional knowledge; nutrient intake; university students

MeSH Terms

Alcohol Drinking
Ascorbic Acid
Calcium
Eating
Female
Humans
Iron
Male
Meals
Niacin
Riboflavin
Smoke
Smoking
Snacks
Ascorbic Acid
Calcium
Iron
Niacin
Riboflavin
Smoke
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