[Using food frequency questionnaire in past dietary intake assessment].

  title={[Using food frequency questionnaire in past dietary intake assessment].},
  author={Ros{\^a}ngela Alves Pereira and S{\'e}rgio Koifman},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  volume={33 6},
This paper aims to discuss which one is the best estimator of past diet: a retrospective report or a recent diet recall. The analysis included 13 articles published between 1984-1997 and selected from a MEDLINE search and from other reviews on this subject. The selection criterion was the use of a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in a validation study of retrospective report of dietary intake in remote past. Literature review shows that even taking into account misclassification… CONTINUE READING

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