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Tool Information: FFQ (Mediterranean region)

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


This tool is a semi-quantitative, self-administered food frequency questionnaire containing 157 food items which represents typical foods in north-eastern Spain. The FFQ was developed to measure the usual average nutrient intake in a Mediterranean Spanish population.

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Special Considerations

The food questions, food composition table and database mapping may need to be updated due to reformulation of foods since 2001.

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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
Schröder 2001 Estimated Food Diary Adults Both 13 N/A