Socio-economic status, dietary habits and health-related outcomes in various parts of the world: a review

Cent Eur J Public Health. 2009 Jun;17(2):55-63.

Abstract

It is generally accepted that socio-economic status (SES) influences dietary habits as well as human health. Three main parameters have been most often used to define SES, i.e., occupation, education and income. These characteristics cover different aspects of the socio-economic structure of people. The aim of this review is to present the current knowledge regarding the relationships between SES, dietary habits and health-related outcomes in various parts of the world.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diet*
  • Educational Status
  • Fruit
  • Global Health*
  • Health Behavior
  • Humans
  • Income
  • Occupations
  • Socioeconomic Factors*
  • Vegetables