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Examination of Meal Patterns in National Adult Nutrition Survey (NANS), Ireland

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03374748
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 15, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 19, 2017
University College Cork
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University College Dublin

Brief Summary:
This study is a secondary analysis of the dietary, phenotypic and demographic data collected within the National Adult Nutrition Survey (NANS), Ireland, to determine meal patterns using a variety of statistical methods.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Food Consumption Database Analysis Other: N/A - observational study

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1500 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Examination of Varying Statistical Methods to Determine Meal Patterns Using Data From the National Adult Nutrition Survey (NANS) Ireland.
Actual Study Start Date : October 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2010

Intervention Details:
  • Other: N/A - observational study
    N/A - observational study

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Food intake [ Time Frame: 4 days ]
    Food intake measured using semi weighed food diary

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Blood and Urine Collection and Analysis - Participants were asked to provide a blood sample, fasting where possible, and a first void morning urine sample. The blood tubes collected were: 3 x serum tubes (total 26ml); 2 x EDTA tubes (total 13ml); 1 x lithium heparin tube (6ml). A 50ml first void urine sample was also collected. Blood and urine samples were collected for the analysis of a number of markers of nutritional status and metabolic health.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The fieldwork phase was carried out between October 2008 and April 2010. Eligible respondents were adults aged 18 years and over who were free-living and who were not pregnant or breast feeding. A sample of adults was randomly selected from a database of names and addresses held by Data Ireland (An Post).

Inclusion Criteria:

Eligible respondents were adults aged 18 years and over who were free-living

Exclusion Criteria:

Individuals who are pregnant or breast feeding.

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University College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland, D4
Sponsors and Collaborators
University College Dublin
University College Cork
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Responsible Party: University College Dublin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03374748    
Other Study ID Numbers: NANS_MealPatterns_UCD
First Posted: December 15, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 19, 2017
Last Verified: December 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: Access to the primary data is available through application to www.iuna.net or the PI Prof Albert Flynn University College Dublin.

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No