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Estimating food and nutrient intake from food frequency questionnaire data by reference to a standard weighed diet survey.
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PMID:  12383128     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
INTRODUCTION: The food frequency questionnaire is widely regarded as more appropriate for ranking and grouping individuals according to levels of nutrient intake than for estimating absolute nutrient amounts. AIMS: To develop a method for estimation of amount of nutrient intake from food frequency questionnaires by reference to an independent weighed dietary survey. METHOD: Six stages of the method are described and illustrated in the estimation of total dietary fat from the 1984-85 Health and Lifestyle Survey using the 1986-87 Dietary and Nutritional Survey of British Adults as the reference standard. RESULTS: Several points support the validity of the approach although limitations are identified.
M. E. Tefft; D. R. Boniface
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Title:  Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1365-277X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hum Nutr Diet     Publication Date:  2000 Jun 
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Created Date:  2002-Oct-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8904840     Medline TA:  J Hum Nutr Diet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  219-224     Citation Subset:  -    
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