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Tool Information: FFQ (India)

Full Nutrient Usual; Retrospective 1 Year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a self-administered 360-item FFQ. In the validation study, the data were collected using FFQs that were administered on three different occasions which were then compared to 7-day food records in India.

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Special Considerations


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Software Required

Not reported

Training Required

Interviewers and participants need to be trained.

Instructions on use

Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool can be found in the publications.

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
Vijay 2020 7-day food diaries Adults and Elderly Both 26 The study population comprised of individuals from rural and urban sectors of Trivandrum, South Kerala. Only one person per household was allowed to enroll in the study.