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Dietary habits of children and adolescents with a migration background

Evaluation from KiGGS

Contact persons: Dr. Gert Mensink, Dr. Bärbel-Maria Kurth (Dep. 2)

In the research project, dietary and breastfeeding habits as well as selected blood parameters of children and adolescents with a migration background were evaluated.

The aim of the project was to enable detailed statements to be made on the dietary and breastfeeding habits of the mentioned group of people. The base data was formed by the results of the "German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents" (KiGGS).

Duration/status: 2006 to 2007, complete

Data source: KiGGS

Project type: Research project

Commissioned by: Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection

Cooperation partner: Institute of Medical Sociology at the university hospital Charité Berlin

Date: 13.10.2014