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The problem with relying on dietary surveys: sociocultural correctives to theories of dietary change in the Pacific islands

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Background Dietary surveys are frequently used as the basis for theorising nutritional change and diet-related non-communicable disease emergence (DR-NCD) in the Pacific islands. However, findings from historical survey data do not always align with ethnographic evidence.

Aims This paper aims to examine the extent to which the two types of evidence can lead to similar conclusions, and draw out the implications for current theories of, and interventions addressing, nutritional chang...

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Published
Peer review status:
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10.1080/03014460.2018.1469668

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Anthropologyy
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of Human Biology Journal website
Volume:
45
Issue:
3
Pages:
272-284
Publication date:
2018-06-07
Acceptance date:
2018-04-03
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EISSN:
1464-5033
ISSN:
0301-4460
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833484
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2018-04-04

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