Comparison of measures of fatty acid intake by subcutaneous fat aspirate, food frequency questionnaire, and diet records in a free-living population of US men.

@article{Hunter1992ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of measures of fatty acid intake by subcutaneous fat aspirate, food frequency questionnaire, and diet records in a free-living population of US men.},
  author={David J. Hunter and Eric B. Rimm and Frank M. Sacks and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Graham A. Colditz and L B Litin and Walter C Willett},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1992},
  volume={135 4},
  pages={418-27}
}
In 1986-1987, the authors assessed the fatty acid intake of 118 Boston-area men, aged 40-75 years, by a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire administered twice, by two 7-day diet records, and by capillary gas chromatography of subcutaneous fat samples obtained by needle aspirate from the lateral buttock. Spearman correlation coefficients between diet record estimates of fatty acid intake (as a percentage of total fat) and fat aspirate measures (as a percentage of total peak area) were… CONTINUE READING

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