Tool Information: Medical Research Council-Caerphilly Questionnaire
|Full Nutrient, Food Groups||Usual; Retrospective||Week||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a comprehensive quantitative paper based food frequency questionnaire, which includes 84 food groups and an open section. The tool was originally designed to assess fibre and macronutrient intake in a Welsh population. This tool has been validated twice, once in 1991 (validation of antioxidants and vitamin intake) and once in 1993 (validation in a smoking population).
The publication which describes the development of the FFQ by Yarnell et al., 1983 could not be accessed.
Instructions on use
|Author||Year||Comparator||Lifestage||Sex||Number of Nutrients Validated||Mean Difference||Variance Measured||Correlation Coefficients||Percentage Agreement||Limits of Agreement||Special Considerations||Action|
|Bolton-Smith||1991||Biomarkers||Adults||Male Only||5||✓||Data split by smokers and non-smokers||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Biomarkers||Adults||Male Only (Smokers)||7||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Biomarkers||Adults||Male Only (Non-smokers)||7||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Thompson||1993||Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Male Only||16||✓||✓||✓||✓||Cigarette smokers from general practices in Southampton||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Female Only||16||✓||✓||✓||✓|