Tool Information: DietQ FFQ (Fatty acids)
|Macronutrient, Food Groups||Usual; Retrospective||Week/Month||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a semi-quantitative paper based, short food frequency questionnaire which inluded 129 food items and 2 additional questions relating to food eaten outisde the home and vitamin supplementation. The tool was designed to assess dietary fatty acid consumption in addition to other more commonly measured nutrients. The tool was validated in 2003.
The tool is an adapted version on the DIETQ FFQ used by Burr et al (1989). The update involves expanding on the questions in order to include greater detail of the food items from which the majority of dietary fatty acids are obtained in the diet.
Yes for data analysis
Instructions on use
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||Correlation Coefficients||Percentage Agreement||Limits of Agreement||Special Considerations||Action|
|Broadfield||2003||Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Both||4||✓||✓||✓||✓||Staff and research students from the Division of Respiratory Medicine.||Detailed Information||Web Link|