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Tool Information: FFQ (Adolescent, adult and elderly)

Full Nutrient Retrospective 12 months Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a self administered food frequency questionnaire consisting of 135 food items. The tool was developed from an original Porguguese version and has been validated once

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Special Considerations

This tool is a modified version of a previous FFQ used in Rio de Janeiro but omits 14 food items used in the Rio version. The tool contains specific food items representative of the Porguguese diet

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Software Required

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Training Required

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Instructions on use

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Administration Method

Self administered

Data Analysis

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 info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Henn 2010 24hr Recall Adolescents Both 13 Subjects were randomly selected from schools, universities and recreational areas in the Porto Alegre and Metropolitan areas in Southern Brazil.
24hr Recall Adults Both 13
24hr Recall Elderly Both 13