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This study aimed to describe the dietary patterns (DPs) of Mexican adolescents and examine their association with nutritional status, using data from adolescents ages 12 to 19 from the 2006 National Survey of Health and Nutrition. Four DPs were identified and studied: nontraditional and breakfast-type, Western, plant-based, and protein-rich.

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Latin America and Caribbean
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Both urban and rural
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All age groups
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