volume 57, issue 1, P56-61 2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0104-42302011000100017
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Abstract: The low prevalence of malnutrition found in this study may be due to the study sample of elderly individuals in good health. Some factors related to a recent health problem (psychological stress or acute disease) seem to be positively associated while regular consumption of fluids and certain foods seem to be negatively associated with malnutrition.