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Tool Information: Food Consumption Frequency Questionnaire

Full Nutrient, Food Groups Usual; Retrospective Week/Month Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a short food frequency questionnaire, which includes 45 food items. The FFQ was designed to measure the times per week or month specific food groups were consumed. The reproducibility and validity of this tool was tested against the 24 hr recall in adolescents and adults.

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Special Considerations

The food composition database used for this tool was an adapted version of the French composition database REGAL (Favier et al., 1995). The questionnaire can be found under the Appendix of the publication.

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Training Required

Interviewers need to be trained.

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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
Trinidad Rodriguez 2008 24hr Recall Adults, Adolescents Both 18 N/A
  • T154 - Trinidad Rodriguez, 2008 Article with short questionnaire FileType: pdf, Download Number of downloads: 0

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