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Title: 中国青海省の高齢者における肉類摂取頻度と健康との関連
Other Titles: Frequency of Meat Intake and its Relation to Health of the Elderly Highlanders in Qinghai, China
Authors: 木村, 友美  KAKEN_name
松林, 公蔵  KAKEN_name
坂本, 龍太  KAKEN_name
石本, 恭子  KAKEN_name
和田, 泰三  KAKEN_name
大塚, 邦明  KAKEN_name
石川, 元直  KAKEN_name
宝蔵, 玲子  KAKEN_name
Wang, Hongxing
Dai, Qingxiang
Ge, Ri Li
Qiao, Haisheng
奥宮, 清人  KAKEN_name
Author's alias: Kimura, Yumi
Matsubayashi, Kozo
Sakamoto, Ryota
Ishimoto, Yasuko
Wada, Taizo
Ohtsuka, Kuniaki
Ishikawa, Motonao
Hozo, Reiko
Wang, Hongxing
Dai, Qingxiang
Ge, Ri Li
Qiao, Haisheng
Okumiya, Kiyohito
Keywords: Meat intake
Elderly highlanders
Issue Date: 1-May-2010
Publisher: 京都大学ヒマラヤ研究会・人間文化研究機構 総合地球環境学研究所「高所プロジェクト」
Journal title: ヒマラヤ学誌 : Himalayan Study Monographs
Volume: 11
Start page: 29
End page: 35
Abstract: Objective: Meat is one of the most popular foods seen at the daily meal for Tibetan highlanders. However, little is reported about the actual frequency of meat intake and its relation to their health. Meat intake is known to associate with aging, thus we aim to examine the frequency of meat intake and its relation to health of the elderly highlanders in Qinghai plateau, China. Methods: The study population consisted of 238 community-dwelling elderly subjects aged 60 years or more (174 Han elderly subjects, 64 Tibetan ones). Food questionnaire was carried out using an 11-item Food Diversity Score Kyoto (FDSK-11). Health status including Activities of daily living (ADL), screening-based depression and quality of life (QOL) were interviewed. Results: High frequency of meat intake was found in Tibetan elderly (about 70% of the Tibetan subjects eat meat everyday) compared to the Han elderly living in the same area. The higher frequency of meat intake was related to older age in Tibetan subjects, which is opposite result of Japanese ones. ADL was significantly higher in the Han elderly with higher frequency of meat intake than those with lower frequency, but not in Tibetan ones. A close association was found between frequency of meat intake and financial satisfaction in Tibetan elderly subjects, but no relation were seen between depression, QOL and frequency of meat intake. Conclusion: Frequency of meat intake and its relation to health in Tibetan subjects had appeared a different character from Han and Japanese ones. Cultural tradition on foods seems to be well influenced in Tibetan elderly highlanders.
DOI: 10.14989/HSM.11.29
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