Tool Information: FFQ (South Asian Women in Britain)
|Full Nutrient||Usual; Retrospective||1 Year (Past year)||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a comprehensive quantitative paper based food frequency questionnaire, which includes 207 questions. The tool was developed to assess usual long-term intake of foods and nutrients among women from the largest South Asian communities residing in Britain. This tool has been validated twice: in 1999 and 2004.
Updates to the food composition table and database mapping is required to use the dietary assessment tool due to reformulation of food in the UK since 2004.
Interviewers need to be trained. The FFQ was administered by a nutritionist in their language of choice (65% in Urdu and 35% in English).
Instructions on use
Instructions on how to use the dietary assessment tool can be found in the publications.
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|
|Kassam-Khamis||1999||Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Female Only||6||✓||✓||✓||South Asian Population||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Sevak||2004||24hr Recall||Adults||Female Only||16||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||South Asian Population||Detailed Information||Web Link|