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Food activities and identity maintenance in old age: A systematic review and meta-synthesis



Findings
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2014
  • Year Published
    2015
  • Quality Rating
    5/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (7); Canada (4); UK (England) (3); Australia (1); Chile (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Poland (1); Spain (1); Thailand (1); UK (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - European region<br />WHO - South East Asia region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    USA (7); Canada (4); UK (England) (3); Australia (1); Chile (1); Netherlands (1); New Zealand (1); Poland (1); Spain (1); Thailand (1); UK (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review addressing other questions
  • Type of question
    Not effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Culture and gender
    Multiculturalism
    Food safety and security
    Food access
    Nutritional awareness and education
    Sustainable Development Goals
    2. Zero hunger
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    10. Reduced inequalities
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How services are designed to meet citizens’ needs
    Culturally appropriate services
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Plastow NA, Atwal A, Gilhooly M. Food activities and identity maintenance in old age: A systematic review and meta-synthesis. Aging and Mental Health. 2015;19(8):667-678.
  • DOI
    10.1080/13607863.2014.971707

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