Validation of a Semi-Quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire for Argentinean Adults

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Mahshid Dehghan; Silvia del Cerro; Xiaohe Zhang; Jose Maini Cuneo; Bruno Linetzky; Rafael Diaz; Anwar T Merchant;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037958, pmc: PMC3360668
  • Subject: Global Health | Research Article | Clinical Research Design | Medicine | Cardiovascular | Q | Epidemiology | Epidemiological Methods | Malnutrition | R | Nutrition | Science | Cohort Studies | Survey Methods | Observational Studies | Survey Research | Environmental Epidemiology | Obesity | Public Health

BACKGROUND: The Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) is the most commonly used method for ranking individuals based on long term food intake in large epidemiological studies. The validation of an FFQ for specific populations is essential as food consumption is culture dep... View more
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