Tool Information: FFQ (Allergens during pregnancy)
|Food Groups||Usual; Retrospective||9 Months (During pregnancy)||Food Frequency Questionnaire||No||Detailed Information||Web Link|
This tool is a qualitative paper based food frequency questionnaire. The FFQ was developed to determine frequency of consumption of main food allergens during pregnancy in particular of those to be avoided (soya or food additives). This tool has been validated once in 2006.
The FFQ only measures frequency of intake. The questionnaire includes additional questions on characteristics of the current diet, supplement intake, medication use, smoking habits and exposure to tabacco smoke.
Instructions on use
Instructions on how the dietary data was analysed can be found in the publications and website
|Author||Year||Comparator||Lifestage||Sex||Number of Nutrients Validated||Mean Difference||Variance Measured||Correlation Coefficients||Percentage Agreement||Limits of Agreement||Special Considerations||Action|
|Venter||2006||Estimated Food Diary||Adults||Female Only||0||✓||Pregnant Women||Detailed Information||Web Link|