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Tool Information: Food Amount Frequency Questionnaire

Full Nutrient Usual; Retrospective Day/Week/Month/Year Food Frequency Questionnaire No


This tool is a semi-quantitative paper based food frequency questionnaire, which includes up 162 food items and an open section. The questionnaire was developed to be used in a subsequent study which aimed to collect dietary data on patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) surgery. The tool was validated in adults in 2001.

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D.L. Hartwell

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Special Considerations

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 2001.

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Software Required


Training Required

Not reported

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
Hartwell 2001 Estimated Food Diary Adults Both 13 Healthy Population. Data for male only and female only is available in the publication.