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Objective: To identify groups of subjects with similar food consumption patterns so that complex disease–diet relationships can be investigated at the level of the whole diet, rather than just in terms of nutrient intake.Subjects: 33, 971 women in the UK Women’s Cohort Study. 60, 000 women on the World Cancer Research Fund mailing list were initially(More)
Dietary supplements use is increasing, despite the lack of evidence to suggest they are needed to meet dietary deficiency in the majority of people. Reasons for consuming dietary supplements are likely to be complex, combining social, psychological, knowledge and economic factors. The Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) is a widely used model of social(More)
Objective: To explore the potential mis-reporting of specific food groups from food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) data and to examine the effect of using a weighting factor on estimated nutrient intake and ranking of subjects within the cohort according to nutrient intake. Design and subjects: A weighting factor was calculated for each of the individual(More)
This paper is based on a study to determine the information needs of elderly, disabled elderly people, and of their carers, in the UK. Four focus groups were run with a total of 20 participants to identify major themes and aid in the creation of a questionnaire for a national survey. This paper does not describe the findings of the focus groups but reports(More)
Objectives: To compare nutrient and food intakes in a group of meat eating women who ate beef with those who did not eat beef.Design: Analysis of preliminary data from the UK Women's Cohort Study, a national study of women aged 35–69 y.Subjects: Three thousand and eighty-six beef meat eaters from the cohort were compared with 593 non-beef meat(More)
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