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Tool Information: FFQ (Fatty Acids & Antioxidants)

Full Nutrient, Food Groups Usual; Retrospective 1 Year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a food frequency questionnaire which includes 82 food items. The questionnaire was designed to assess the intake of energy, total fat, linoleic acid, PUFA, vitamin A, β-carotene, vitamin E and vitamin C in 10-year old children. The FFQ was validated against one 24-hour recall in 2009.

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Special Considerations

Tool was designed to assess fatty acid and antioxidant intakes as proxies of atopic diseases.

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Training Required

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Instructions on use

Short instructions for participants are provided in the study

Administration Method

Not Reported

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
Stiegler 2009 24hr Recall Children Both 16 The subjects were a part of the GINI PLUS Study