The Association between Dietary Pattern and Satisfaction With life Among Adult Women's Survivors of the 2012 Azerbaijan Earthquake
Background: During the years after the AZARBIEJAN earthquake on August 11, 2012 the nutritional conditions of survivors were not surveyed. We examined the relationship between satisfaction with life and dietary pattern among survivors.
Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted on adults women survived in the AZARBIEJAN earthquake on August 11, 2012. 349 women aged 18-60 from the 13 villages of Herris County who suffered extensive damage in the East Azerbaijan earthquake of 1392 participated in this study. Satisfaction with life measured by Satisfaction With Life Scale (SWLS) questionnaire. We use Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) for food intakes in these women.
Results: Four dietary pattern were detected as Traditional, healthy, unhealthy and Western dietary pattern. Traditional and healthy dietary pattern showed positive association with more satisfaction with life.
Conclusion: traditional and healthy dietary pattern is associated with more satisfaction with life.
Keywords: Food insecurity, Dietary Pattern, Satisfaction with life, Earthquake