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Title: Cultural consensus regarding food in pregnant adolescents from Guadalajara, México [Consenso cultural sobre alimentos en adolescentes embarazadas de Guadalajara, México]
Author: Herrera-Suarez, C.C.
Garcia-de Alba, J.E.
Vasquez-Garibay, E.M.
Romero-Velarde, E.
Romo-Huerta, H.P.
Troyo-Sanroman, R.
Issue Date: 2008
Abstract: Objective Characterising the semantic structure and cultural consensus level of pregnant adolescents attending outpatient consultation at the "Dr. Juan I Menchaca" civil hospital in Guadalajara. Methods A qualitative study using free-list structured interviews. Non-randomised propositive sampling included 54 pregnant adolescents aged 12-19. Results There was a significant degree of cultural consensus concerning breakfast and dinner food; 14 foods were detected for breakfast and 8 for dinner. Conclusion Ascertaining the pattern of cultural consensus concerning food led us to reinforcing, modifying or adding healthy foods to pregnant adolescents' diet.
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