Tool Information: CADET
|Full Nutrient, Food Groups||Prospective; Retrospective||1 Day||Food Checklist||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a paper based food checklist, which includes up to 115 food items. The questionnaire was developed to be a concise, simple tool for use by non-specialists to assess diet in children attending primary schools. The tool is intended to be used prospectively as a tick list record for all foods consumed over one 24-hour period, with a retrospective breakfast section. This tool has been validated in 2006 (3-7 years old) and 2015 (8-11 years old). The tool is available online through the Food Questionnaire Creator.
The tool has been updated to McCance & Widdowson's The Composition of Foods Seventh Summary Edition. To use the paper version of the tool, please contact the tool owners.
MS Access. Contact tool owners as the database is not publically available
Interviewers need to be trained.
Instructions on use
Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool can be found in the publications and for the FQC version, the instructions will be included in the FQC application.
The tool has three parts. Part 1 - by-proxy: parent or caregiver. Part 2 - by-proxy: trained fieldworker, dinner supervisor or parent classroom assistant. Part 3 - self completion with assistance from the classroom teacher.
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|
|Cade||2006||Weighed Food Diary||Children||Both||13||✓||✓||✓||✓||N/A||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Christian||2015||Weighed Food Diary||Children||Both||9||✓||✓||✓||✓||N/A||Detailed Information||Web Link|