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Tool Information: FFQ (Inuvialuit)

Full Nutrient Retrospective; Usual 1 month Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a quantitive food frequency question to be administered by a trained interviewer. It contains 145-items including 41 traditional foods and 8 categories of consumption frequency. The tool was developed for use in an intervention study called Healthy Foods North (HFN) which aims to reduce dietary- and lifestyle-related risk factors to chronic disease in Inuvialuit. The tool was subsequently validated in 2010 by Pakseresht and Sharma.

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Special Considerations

This has been developed to provide dietary data for Inuvialuit.

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Software Required

Not reported

Training Required

Yes, all field workers were trained by the Principal Investigator in administration of the questionnaire

Instructions on use

Not reported

Administration Method

Interviewer adminstered

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
Pakseresht 2010 24hr Recall Adults Both 13 The tool was developed based on dietary intake data from 2 communities, the validation study only used participants from 1 of the communities. Participants were the main food shopper or preparer in their household.
24hr Recall Adults (≤50 years) Both 13
24hr Recall Adults (>50 years) Both 13
  • T172 - Sharma. FFQ Inuvialuit FileType: pdf, Download Number of downloads: 0

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