Academic journal article Journal of School Health

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Academic journal article Journal of School Health

ASHA Self-Study Continuing Education

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Diet Quality and Academic Performance April 2008 issue of Journal of School Health

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1. The subjects of this study were students in grade:

a) 3.

b) 5.

c) 7.

d) g.

2. In contrast to other studies of nutrition and academic performance, this study examined the relationship between academic performance and:

a) Hunger, malnutrition, or micronutrient deficiency.

b) Consumption of breakfast.

c) Overall diet quality.

d) Consumption of fats and sugars.

3. Data for this study came from the:

a) Youth Risk Behavior Study (YRBS).

b) Adolescent Health Study (ADD Health).

c) SEARCH Institute study.

d) Children's Lifestyle and School-performance Study (CLASS).

4. The DQI-I instrument used in this study encompasses which component(s) of diet quality, with a score for each?:

a) Adequacy and moderation.

b) Variety and balance.

c) Nutrient density and caloric intake.

d) Both a and b.

5. The measure(s) for academic performance included:

a) The Elementary Literary Assessment.

b) NEAP verbal scores.

c) NEAP math scores.

d) Both b and c.

6. Covariates considered in the analysis included all of the following EXCEPT:

a) Gender.

b) Age.

c) Urban versus rural residency.

d) Parental marital status, education, and income. …

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