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Tool Information: Nurses Questions

Macronutrient, Micronutrient, Food Groups Usual; Retrospective 1 Day Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a qualitative, paper based, food frequency questionnaire. It is intended to measure the usual dietary intake of adults and the elderly over one day.This tool has been validated once in 1998.

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Dr Little

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Special Considerations

A minimal amount of information is provided for this tool. An update to the food composition table is required.

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Software Required

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Training Required

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Instructions on use

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Administration Method


Data Analysis

Instructions on how the dietary data was analysed can be found in the publications.

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Little 1999 Weighed Food Diary Adults, Elderly Both 2 Patients in a primary care setting