Volume 7, Issue 2 (May 2022)                   JNFS 2022, 7(2): 237-247 | Back to browse issues page


XML Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Derakhshandeh-Rishehri S, Hassanzadeh-Rostami Z, Faghih S. Association between Food Insecurity and Weight Disorders of Children and Adolescents in Iranian Population: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JNFS. 2022; 7 (2) :237-247
URL: http://jnfs.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-407-en.html
Nutrition Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.
Abstract:   (533 Views)

Background: The link between food insecurity and weight disorders of children or adolescents remains controversial. Therefore, this systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to clarify the association between food insecurity and weight disorders of children and adolescents in Iran. Methods: PubMed, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar, Magiran, and SID databases were searched up to August 2020. Study selection, data extraction, and bias assessment in the included studies were performed by two reviewers independently. Odds ratios (ORs) were calculated using a random effects model. Results: The pooled ORs of cross-sectional studies showed that food insecurity was not associated with the odds of underweight (OR 1.18, 95% CI 0.52, 2.70) with no evidence of publication bias but high heterogeneity between studies (I2 = 80 %; P < 0.05). Similarly, the pooled ORs demonstrated that there was no association between food insecurity and obesity in children and adolescents of Iranian population (OR 1.29, 95% CI 0.91, 1.82) with no evidence of publication bias and heterogeneity between the studies (I2 = 0.0 %; P = 0.52). Conclusions: There was no association between food insecurity and underweight or obesity in children and adolescents of Iranian population.
Full-Text [PDF 536 kb]   (93 Downloads) |   |   Full-Text (HTML)  (59 Views)  
Type of article: review article | Subject: public specific
Received: 2021/05/12 | Accepted: 2021/07/20 | Published: 2022/05/30 | ePublished: 2022/05/30

References
1. Ahmadihoseini A, Omidvar N, Nematy M, Safarian M & Salehi M 2019. The relationship between food insecurity and anthropometric measures at birth in low income households. Iranian journal of pediatrics. 29 (4).
2. Alaimo K, Olson CM & Frongillo EA 2001. Low family income and food insufficiency in relation to overweight in US children: is there a paradox? Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine. 155 (10): 1161-1167.
3. Alipour B, et al. 2016. Child-specific food insecurity and its sociodemographic and nutritional determinants among Iranian schoolchildren. Ecology of food and nutrition. 55 (3): 231-240.
4. Ayiraveetil R, et al. 2020. Household food insecurity among patients with pulmonary tuberculosis and its associated factors in South India: a cross-sectional analysis. BMJ open. 10 (2): e033798.
5. Bae J-H & Choi J-H 2021. Gender disparities in childhood obesity and household food insecurity. Nutrition. 87: 111190.
6. Basirat R, Salehi Abargouei A & Esmaillzadeh A 2012. The association between household food insecurity and childhood obesity among Iranian school-aged children in Farokhshahr. Koomesh. 13 (2): 254-263.
7. Black MM 2012. Integrated strategies needed to prevent iron deficiency and to promote early child development. Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology. 26 (2-3): 120-123.
8. Chelule PK, Mokgatle MM, Zungu LI & Chaponda A 2014. Caregivers’ knowledge and use of fermented foods for infant and young children feeding in a rural community of odi, Gauteng province, South Africa. Health promotion perspectives. 4 (1): 54.
9. Coates J, Swindale A & Bilinsky P 2007. Household Food Insecurity Access Scale (HFIAS) for measurement of food access: indicator guide: version 3.
10. DerSimonian R & Laird N 1986. Meta-analysis in clinical trials. Controlled clinical trials. 7 (3): 177-188.
11. Devereux S, et al. 2004. Improving the analysis of Food Insecurity Food Security M easurem ent, Livelihoods Approaches and Policy: Applications in FIVIM S.
12. Drewnowski A & Specter SE 2004. Poverty and obesity: the role of energy density and energy costs. American journal of clinical nutrition. 79 (1): 6-16.
13. Esfandiari S, Omidvar N, Eini-Zinab H, Doustmohammadian A & Amirhamidi Z 2018. Associations among food insecurity, academic performance, and weight status in primary schoolchildren in Tehran, Iran: A cross-sectional study. Journal of nutrition education and behavior. 50 (2): 109-117. e101.
14. Farzaneh H, Gargari BP, Jafarabadi MA, Farzaneh A & Arzhang P 2017. Household food insecurity and its related socioeconomic and nutritional factors among northwest Iranian high-school students. Rawal medical journal. 42 (2): 239-245.
15. Food Agriculture Organization of the United States 2013. The state of food insecurity in the world, 2013: The multiple dimensions of food security. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.
16. Grainger M 2010. World summit on food security (UN FAO, Rome, 16–18 November 2009). Development in practice. 20 (6): 740-742.
17. Gundersen C & Ribar D 2005. Food insecurity and insufficiency at low levels of food expenditures. , . Review of income and wealth. 57 (4): 704-726.
18. Higgins JP & Thompson SG 2002. Quantifying heterogeneity in a meta‐analysis. Statistics in medicine. 21 (11): 1539-1558.
19. Hinton PS 2009. Normal adolescent nutrition. Life cycle nutrition: An evidence-based approach. 107-125.
20. Hunter T 2014. Breastfeeding initiation and duration in first-time mothers: exploring the impact of father involvement in the early post-partum period. Health promotion perspectives. 4 (2): 132.
21. Isanaka S, Mora-Plazas M, Lopez-Arana S, Baylin A & Villamor E 2007. Food insecurity is highly prevalent and predicts underweight but not overweight in adults and school children from Bogota, Colombia. Journal of nutrition. 137 (12): 2747-2755.
22. Jafari F, et al. 2017. Household food insecurity is associated with abdominal but not general obesity among Iranian children. BMC public health. 17 (1): 1-8.
23. Jones SJ, Jahns L, Laraia BA & Haughton B 2003. Lower risk of overweight in school-aged food insecure girls who participate in food assistance: results from the panel study of income dynamics child development supplement. Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine. 157 (8): 780-784.
24. Ke J & Ford-Jones EL 2015. Food insecurity and hunger: A review of the effects on children's health and behaviour. Paediatrics & child health. 20 (2): 89-91.
25. Lyons A-A, Park J & Nelson CH 2008. Food insecurity and obesity: a comparison of self-reported and measured height and weight. American journal of public health. 98 (4): 751-757.
26. McGuire S 2015. FAO, IFAD, and WFP. The state of food insecurity in the world 2015: meeting the 2015 international hunger targets: taking stock of uneven progress. Rome: FAO, 2015. Advances in nutrition. 6 (5): 623-624.
27. McIntyre L, et al. 2003. Do low-income lone mothers compromise their nutrition to feed their children? Canadian medical association journal. 168 (6): 686-691.
28. Naser IA, et al. 2014. Association between household food insecurity and nutritional outcomes among children in Northeastern of Peninsular Malaysia. Nutrition research and practice. 8 (3): 304-311.
29. Niknaz A & Taj Aldini N 2006. Comparison of under 5 year child mortality situation in rural areas of East Azarbaijan in 1993 and 2003. Medical journal of Tabriz University of medical sciences. 28 (2): 113-117.
30. Rezazadeh A, et al. 2016. Food insecurity, socio-economic factors and weight status in two Iranian ethnic groups. Ethnicity & health. 21 (3): 233-250.
31. Saha KK, et al. 2009. Household food security is associated with growth of infants and young children in rural Bangladesh. Public health nutrition. 12 (9): 1556-1562.
32. Scheier LM 2005. What is the hunger-obesity paradox? Journal of the American dietetic association. 105 (6): 883-886.
33. Shahraki SH, Amirkhizi F, Amirkhizi B & Hamedi S 2016. Household food insecurity is associated with nutritional status among Iranian children. Ecology of food and nutrition. 55 (5): 473-490.
34. Simonovich SD, et al. 2020. A systematic review examining the relationship between food insecurity and early childhood physiological health outcomes. Translational behavioral medicine. 10 (5): 1086-1097.
35. Sun C, et al. 2017. Delphi survey of clinical nursing and midwifery research priorities in the eastern Mediterranean region. Journal of nursing scholarship. 49 (2): 223-235.
36. Wells GA, et al. 2000. The Newcastle-Ottawa Scale (NOS) for assessing the quality of nonrandomised studies in meta-analyses. Oxford.
37. Wiley J 2011. Sons, HigginsJPGreenS Cochrane handbook for systematic reviews of interventions

Add your comments about this article : Your username or Email:
CAPTCHA

Send email to the article author


Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

© 2015 All Rights Reserved | Journal of Nutrition and Food Security

Designed & Developed by : Yektaweb