Validating nestles mini nutritional assessment
The full MNA demonstrated significant results and sufficient exploratory psychometric properties that supported its validity.
It seems to be valid tool to access nutritional status of Brazilian elderly.
It was well validated in the hospital, community and long term care settings.
Malnutrition is often caused by a combination of physical, social and psychological issues.Twenty-seven datasets (n=6257 participants) were initially processed from which twelve were used in the current analysis on a sample of 2032 study participants (mean age 82.3y) with complete information on all MNA items.The original MNA-SF was a combination of six questions from the full MNA.You are not entitled to modify at all the external appearance of the form nor the order of the questions.In addition, all references and logos may not be altered in any way nor removed.