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Tool Information: FFQ (Pregnant Women)

Micronutrient, Food Groups Usual; Retrospective 1 Year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a paper based, semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire, which includes up to 101 food items. The questioannire was developed to assess usual dietary intake during pregnancy in Spanish women. The tool has been validated once against biochemical biomarkers in 2013.

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Special Considerations

The FFQ was a modified version from a previous FFQ based on a Harvard questionnaire. The specific food items included in the food groups were representative of the Spanish Diet.

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Training Required

Nutritionist preferred to administer questionnaire

Instructions on use

Instructions and illustrative examples are available upon request

Administration Method

Interview and Self-administered

Data Analysis

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

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Vioque 2013 Biomarkers Adults Female Only 11 Pregnant women
  • T140 - Vioque, 2013_UMHpregnantwomen FileType: pdf, Download Number of downloads: 0

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