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Tool Information: FFQ (Netherlands)

Full Nutrient, Food Groups Retrospective 4 Weeks Food Frequency Questionnaire No


The Dutch version of the HELIUS study FFQ which has 238 food items was used to measure food intake. This tool is focus on measuring the habitual diet of adults aged 18–70 years of Dutch, Surinamese, Turkish, and Moroccan populations and has been validated by three 24-hour dietary recalls.

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Special Considerations

The selection of the food items included was based on (1) the percentage distribution of that food item with respect to the absolute nutrient intake and its percentage contribution to the variance in absolute nutrient intake and (2) comparability with the FFQs for different ethnic groups.

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Instructions on use

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

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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
Visser 2020 24hr Recall Adults and Elderly Both 28 N/A