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Tool Information: FFQ (Italian adults)

Full Nutrient Retrospective 1 year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a semi-quantitiative, interviewer administered FFQ consisting of 189 food items placed into 10 food categories. The tool was developed providing a list of common foods comsumed by the Italian adult population. The tool was pre-tested by eight dietitians for acceptability and comprehension.

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Special Considerations

Italian recipe books were consulted to determine ingredients generally used in dishes

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Software Required

Not reported

Training Required

Not reported

Instructions on use

Not reported (data collected by interview)

Administration Method

Interviewer administerd

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
Turconi 2010 24hr Recall (interview by dietitian) Adults (20-60 years) Both 8 Subjects were students, staff and general public members aged 20-60, recruited from a university café in Italy of normal BMI and no health issues. Results are not split into gender
  • T186 - Turconi. FFQ italian adults FileType: pdf, Download Number of downloads: 0

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