Tool Information: FFQ (Adolescents)
|Full Nutrient||Retrospective; Usual||6 months (Before the interview)||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) containing 90 items, designed for use in adolescents. The tool is based on food records from 430 public school students. The reproducibility of the tool was tested in 2008 and it was validated in 2010.
Seasonal variation was taken into consideration during the development of the FFQ. Subjects included a variety of socioeconomic status'.
Trained college students and nutritionists collected the data
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|
|Araujo||2010||Estimated Food Diary||Adolescents||Both||7||✓||✓||✓||Subjects included a variety of socioeconomic status'||Detailed Information||Web Link|