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Tool Information: FFQ (Adolescents)

Full Nutrient Retrospective; Usual 6 months (Before the interview) Food Frequency Questionnaire No


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.

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Special Considerations

Seasonal variation was taken into consideration during the development of the FFQ. Subjects included a variety of socioeconomic status'.

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Software Required

Not reported

Training Required

Trained college students and nutritionists collected the data

Instructions on use

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Administration Method

Interview 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
Araujo 2010 Estimated Food Diary Adolescents Both 7 Subjects included a variety of socioeconomic status'
  • T209 - Araujo. FFQ Adolescents FileType: pdf, Download Number of downloads: 0

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