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Tool Information: FFQ (Malaysian Adolescents)

Full Nutrient Retrospective 1 year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a self-administered, semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire that contained 124 food items categorised into 15 common food groups. This was a newly developed tool for Malaysian adolescents that had not been previously validated.

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Special Considerations

Completed FFQ was checked by trained nutritionist. Cohort consisted of an equal number (n=85) of boys and girl adolescents using random sampling from 2 Malaysian secondary schools

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Data Analysis

Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool 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
Nurul-Fadhilih 2012 24hr Recall Adolescents Both 23 Participants were adolescents with an equal gender split randomly sampled from 2 secondary schools in Malaysia