Tool Information: Scottish Collaborative Group FFQ
|Full Nutrient, Food Groups||Retrospective; Usual||2-3 Months||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire which can be administered as a paper copy or can be completed online. The questionnaire includes 170 food items and was developed to assess macro and micronutrient intake in the UK across a wide age range (children, young people, adults, older adults). It should only be used in subjects whose diet is both based on commonly eaten UK foods and has remained stable over a period of at least 3 months. This tool has been validated five times.
There will be a charge fee for using the SCG-FFQ.
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Instructions on use
Instructions on use is provided by the project team
Instructions on how the dietary data is analysed can be found on the SCQ-FFQ website.
|Author||Year||Comparator||Lifestage||Sex||Number of Nutrients Validated||Mean Difference||Variance Measured||Correlation Coefficients||Percentage Agreement||Limits of Agreement||Special Considerations||Action|
|Masson||2003||Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Male Only||25||✓||✓||✓||Participants included men who had recently participated in a population-based study of coronary heart disease risk factors, women attending a Family Planning Clinic, and men and women recruited from a variety of public sector workplaces.||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Weighed Food Diary||Adults||Female Only||25||✓||✓||✓|
|Jia||2008||Weighed Food Diary||Elderly||Male Only||25||✓||✓||✓||✓||Free-living healthy older people.||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Weighed Food Diary||Elderly||Female Only||25||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Weighed Food Diary||Elderly||Both||24||✓||✓|
|Heald||2006||Biomarkers||Adults, Elderly||Male Only||5||✓||✓||Control participants in the PCANDIET study||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Hollis||2017||Estimated Food Diary||Adults||Both||26||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||Participants were recruited from the 2010 Scottish Health Survey (SHeS) sample||Detailed Information||Web Link|
|Mohd-Shukri||2013||Estimated Food Diary||Adults||Female Only||36||✓||✓||Pregnant Women (between 12 and 29 weeks' gestation) from an ongoing cohort study of severe obesity in pregnancy at the Antenatal Metabolic Clinic, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, UK. Data split by BMI status (obese vs lean women)||Detailed Information||Web Link|