Tool Information: Semi-weighed Food Diary
|Full Nutrient, Food Groups||Prospective||1 Day||Weighed Food Diary||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a paper based semi-weighed food diary. The tool was developed to measure the average dietary intake of children, adolescents, adults and the elderly in low-income household across 4 days. Scales were provided to participants to quantify food consumed. This tool has been validated once in 2008.
An update to the food composition table is required.
Integrated Dietary Analysis (IDA) software. May need to use an updated version.
Interviewers need to be trained.
Instructions on use
Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool can be found in the publications.
Self-administered and by-proxy: parents/carer for 0-12 year olds. Interviewers reviewed the tool by probing/searching for any missing items.
Instructions on how the dietary data was analysed can be found in the publications.
|Author||Year||Comparator||Lifestage||Sex||Number of Nutrients Validated||Mean Difference||Variance Measured||Correlation Coefficients||Percentage Agreement||Limits of Agreement||Special Considerations||Action|
|Holmes||2008||Weighed Food Diary||Children||Male Only||11||✓||✓||✓||Low Income Population||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Weighed Food Diary||Adolescents||Male Only||11||✓||✓||✓|
|Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Male Only||11||✓||✓||✓|
|Weighed Food Diary||Elderly||Male Only||11||✓||✓||✓|
|Weighed Food Diary||Children||Female Only||11||✓||✓||✓|
|Weighed Food Diary||Adolescents||Female Only||11||✓||✓||✓|
|Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Female Only||11||✓||✓||✓|
|Weighed Food Diary||Elderly||Female Only||11||✓||✓||✓|