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Comparing the results of a cholesterol and saturated fat screener when using two different scores.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12889687     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Screener are useful instruments for categorising individuals according to their nutrient intake. To accurately classify the individuals it is important to correctly analyse the screener. Therefore we compared a simple and a weighed score of a cholesterol and saturated fat (SF) screener with the cholesterol and SF intake, respectively, calculated from an extensive food frequency questionnaire. The validation results did not change when a weighed score was used instead of the simple one, indicating that a simple score does not introduce a higher amount of misclassification.
Sabine Rohrmann; Gisela Klein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of epidemiology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0393-2990     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Epidemiol.     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-07-31     Completed Date:  2003-11-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8508062     Medline TA:  Eur J Epidemiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  413-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Cholesterol, Dietary / administration & dosage*
Dietary Fats / administration & dosage*,  classification
Energy Intake
Fatty Acids / administration & dosage*
Mass Screening / methods
Middle Aged
Nutrition Assessment*
Statistics, Nonparametric
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholesterol, Dietary; 0/Dietary Fats; 0/Fatty Acids

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