Can the EPIC food-frequency questionnaire be used in adolescent populations?

  title={Can the EPIC food-frequency questionnaire be used in adolescent populations?},
  author={Georg Lietz and Karen L. Barton and Patricia J Longbottom and Annie S Anderson},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={5 6},
OBJECTIVE To assess the validity of the food-frequency questionnaire used in the European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC FFQ) for estimating nutrient intake in an adolescent population. DESIGN Sixty-seven schoolchildren (mean age: 12.3 +/- 0.3 years) were recruited to complete a 7-day weighed dietary record (7-day WDR), the EPIC FFQ and supply one 24-hour urine collection. SETTING Harris Academy in Dundee (UK). RESULTS Fifty subjects completed both dietary assessment methods… CONTINUE READING
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