Mediterranean diet and health-related quality of life in two cohorts of community-dwelling older adults

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dc.contributor.author Pérez-Tasigchana, Raúl F.
dc.contributor.author León-Muñoz, Luz María
dc.contributor.author López-García, Esther
dc.contributor.author Banegas, José Ramón
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez-Artalejo, Fernando
dc.contributor.author Guallar-Castillón, Pilar
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública y Microbiología es_ES
dc.contributor.other Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital Universitario de La Paz (IdiPAZ) es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-05T16:33:19Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-05T16:33:19Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03-01
dc.identifier.citation PLos ONE 11.3 (2016): e0151596 es_ES
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203 es_ES
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10486/677920
dc.description.abstract This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.Introduction: In older adults, the Mediterranean diet is associated with lower risk of chronic diseases, but its association with health-related quality of life (HRQL) is still uncertain. This study assessed the association between the Mediterranean diet and HRQL in 2 prospective cohorts of individuals aged ≥60 years in Spain. Methods: The UAM-cohort (n = 2376) was selected in 2000/2001 and followed-up through 2003. At baseline, diet was collected with a food frequency questionnaire, which was used to develop an 8-item index of Mediterranean diet (UAM-MDP). The Seniors-ENRICA cohort (n = 1911) was recruited in 2008/2010 and followed-up through 2012. At baseline, a diet history was used to obtain food consumption. Mediterranean diet adherence was measured with the PREDIMED score and the Trichopoulou's Mediterranean Diet Score (MSD). HRQL was assessed, at baseline and at the end of follow-up, with the physical and mental component summaries (PCS and MCS) of the SF-36 questionnaire in the UAM-cohort, and the SF-12v.2 questionnaire in the Seniors-ENRICA cohort. Analyses were conducted with linear regression, and adjusted for the main confounders including baseline HRQL. Results: In the UAM-cohort, no significant associations between the UAM-MDP and the PCS or the MCS were found. In the Seniors-ENRICA cohort, a higher PREDIMED score was associated with a slightly better PCS; when compared with the lowest tertile of PREDIMED score, the beta coefficient (95% confidence interval) for PCS was 0.55 (-0.48 to 1.59) in the second tertile, and 1.34 (0.21 to 2.47) in the highest tertile. However, the PREDIMED score was non-significantly associated with a better MCS score. The MSD did not show an association with either the PCS or the MCS. Conclusions: No clinically relevant association was found between the Mediterranean diet and HRQL in older adults in Spain. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Baseline data collection of the ENRICA-Seniors cohort was funded by Sanofi-Aventis. Data collection during follow-up was funded by FIS a grant 09/162 (Ministry of Health of Spain). Specific funding for this analysis was obtained from FIS grants PI11/01379 and PI12/1166 (Ministry of Health of Spain), and from the "Cátedra UAM de Epidemiología y Control del Riesgo Cardiovascular". RFP-T received a grant from the National Government of Ecuador through the National Institution of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation-SENESCYT en_US
dc.format.extent 12 pag. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Public Library of Science en_US
dc.relation.ispartof PLoS ONE en_US
dc.rights © 2016 Pérez-Tasigchana et al es_ES
dc.subject.other Older adults en_US
dc.subject.other Mediterranean diet en_US
dc.subject.other Health-related quality of life en_US
dc.subject.other Cohorts en_US
dc.title Mediterranean diet and health-related quality of life in two cohorts of community-dwelling older adults en_US
dc.type article en
dc.subject.eciencia Medicina es_ES
dc.relation.publisherversion http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0151596 es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0151596 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage e0151596-1 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationissue 3 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage e0151596-12 es_ES
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 11 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. PI11/ 01379 es_ES
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. PI12/1166 es_ES
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.rights.cc Reconocimiento es_ES
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dc.authorUAM Banegas Banegas, José Ramón (261477)


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