Determinants of Household Food Basket Composition: A Systematic Review

  • Seyyed Reza SOBHANI Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
  • Mina BABASHAHI Mail Department of Community Nutrition, School of Nutrition Sciences and Food Technology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Socioeconomic factors, Household, Food


Background: Demographic, socioeconomic, and environmental determinants are important to population health status in all countries and diet is the main way that these factors could affect health. We aimed to conduct a systematic review of recent research evidence about these determinants of household food basket composition.

Methods: The PRISMA guideline was used to the reproducibility of this systematic review. Three databases including PubMed, Scopus and Google Scholar were systematically searched from 1991 to Dec 2017.

Results: Thirty four studies were included. Most studies were done in the United States. Three categories of determinants including the demographic, socioeconomic, and environmental define the contribution of different food groups in the household food basket. These factors determine the healthiness of family diet.

Conclusion: Many determinants affect household food basket. Comprehensive consideration of policymakers to these factors is essential to creating and maintaining a healthy society.


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SOBHANI SR, BABASHAHI M. Determinants of Household Food Basket Composition: A Systematic Review. Iran J Public Health. 49(10):1827-1838.
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