Tool Information: Food Consumption Frequency Questionnaire
|Full Nutrient, Food Groups||Usual; Retrospective||Week/Month||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
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.
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.
Interviewers need to be trained.
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|
|Trinidad Rodriguez||2008||24hr Recall||Adults, Adolescents||Both||18||✓||N/A||Detailed Information||Web Link|