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Analysis of dietary data; an interactive computer method for storage and retrieval.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7252015     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors briefly review some problems encountered in collecting and interpreting dietary data and in analyzing them by hand and by computer methods. The use of computers, meant to speed processing, has often delayed processing or merely replaced computation time with coding time. The authors describe a simplified nutrient data base and an interactive retrieval method, Quick Input of Food, which has been developed for direct use by nutritionists with their clients.
J Witschi; H Kowaloff; S Bloom; W Slack
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Dietetic Association     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0002-8223     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Diet Assoc     Publication Date:  1981 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-09-22     Completed Date:  1981-09-22     Revised Date:  2000-12-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503061     Medline TA:  J Am Diet Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  609-13     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Decision Making
Diet Surveys
Food Analysis*
Information Systems
Nutritive Value

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