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Tool Information: FFQ (I) (Food groups)

Food Groups Restrospective 1 year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a self administered food frequency questionnsiare consisting of 79 main food items selected via a data-based approach using the Dutch National Food Consumption Survey (1987-1988 database).The questionnaire was designed to measure food group and nutrient intake in adults. This is a newly developed questionnaire that was tested during the pilot phase of the 1991 EPIC study

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Department of Chronic Disease and Environmental Epidemiology.

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Special Considerations

The questionnaire was developed during the pilot phase of the EPIC study in 1991. Questions are based on average frequency consumption during the past year for the food items. The nutritools team could not get in touch with the tool owner.

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Software Required

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Training Required

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Instructions on use

Instructions for participants provided on the tool

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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
Ocke 1997 24hr Recall Adults Male Only 0 Subjects were recruited from towns in the Netherlands from ongoing projects. The questionnaire assessed food group intake where vegetable intake comparison was assessed.
24hr Recall Adults Female Only 0