Tool Information: Diet History Interview (DISHES 98)
|Energy, Macronutrient, Micronutrient, Food Groups||Retrospective; Usual||4 weeks||Diet History||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
Dietary Interview Software for Health Examination Studies (DISHES) is a modular software for interviews designed by the Robert Koch Institute and dato Denkwerkzeuge. This tool uses a modified diet history method to assess the usual eating habits of subjects, it was designed particulary for epidemiological investigations. The interview is carried out face-to-face by a trained nutritionist assessing intake over the last 4 weeks. It was used in the German Nutrition Survey 1998 and the National Consumption Study II.
The following variants are also available: Dutch DISHES, DISHES 2005, DISHES Junior, DISHES Habits. (Please note: shown on this website relate to DISHES 98.)
Computer software is required.
Trained nutritionists conduct the face-to-face interview.
Instructions on use
Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool can be found in the publication
|Author||Year||Comparator||Lifestage||Sex||Number of Nutrients Validated||Mean Difference||Variance Measured||Correlation Coefficients||Percentage Agreement||Limits of Agreement||Special Considerations||Action|
|Mensink||2001||Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Both||7||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||Participants were recruited from 2 research centres and included a variety of socio-economic statuses. All subjects received a small incentive.||Detailed Information||Web Link|