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Tool Information: Diet History Questionnaire (Pregnant women)

Energy, Micronutrient Retrospective 1 month Diet History Questionnaire No


This tool is a self-administered, structured diet history questionnaire measuring the daily intake of 150 foods. The tool was designed to calculate the intakes of energy, folate and B12. This was a newly developed tool.

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Special Considerations

This was a newly developed Dietary history questionnaire (DHQ) designed to calculate the intakes of energy, folate and B12. Study cohort was split into pregnant women 15-19 weeks gestation from a private and university hospital.

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Data Analysis

Instructions on how the dietary data was analysed can be found in the publication.

Author Year Comparator Lifestage Sex Number of Nutrients Validated Mean Difference Variance Measured info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Shiraishi 2012 Biomarkers Adults Female Only 2 Subjects were 2nd trimester pregnant women from 2 hospitals in Tokyo, Japan