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Tool Information: FFQ (Allergens during pregnancy)

Food Groups Usual; Retrospective 9 Months (During pregnancy) Food Frequency Questionnaire No


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.

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Special Considerations

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.

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Data Analysis

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 info Correlation Coefficients Percentage Agreement Limits of Agreement Special Considerations Action
Venter 2006 Estimated Food Diary Adults Female Only 0 Pregnant Women
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