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Tool Information: FFQ Malaysia)

Energy, Macronutrient, Micronutrient Prospective 3 Days Food Frequency Questionnaire No


The FFQ is a Semiquantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire to Estimate Dietary Intake among a Multi-Ethnic Population in the Malaysia. And it has been validated against three-day 24-h dietary recalls 3 times.

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Special Considerations


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Software Required

A tablet personal computer with touch-screen features

Training Required

Interviewers need to be trained.

Instructions on use

Instructions on use are provided by the project team.

Administration Method


Data Analysis

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 info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Shahar 2021 3-day diet recall  Adults and Elderly Both 10 The inclusion criteria included being a Malaysian citizen, possession of a valid nationality identification card, not suffering from any acute illness at the time of study, and those who gave written informed consent to the study. Those with debilitating illnesses, including cancers, and those who refused consent were excluded.