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Table 1 Steps to identify relevant foods to target in a dietary intervention

From: Evaluating changeability to improve fruit and vegetable intake among school aged children

Steps to Determine Foods for a Dietary Intervention Key Characteristics that Effect Dietary Intake
Define Sociodemographic Variables Marital status
• Married, Divorced, Separated, Single, Widowed
• Caucasian, African American, Pacific Asian, Native American, and Other
• Male, Female
• 0–12 Months, Years
Define Geographic Variables Regional
• North, South, East, West, Midwest
• City, Suburban, Rural
Identify Changeable Foods to Target Consumption Frequency
• Rank % between 25 and 75