Development and validation of dietary assessment methods for culturally diverse populations.

@article{Hankin1994DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of dietary assessment methods for culturally diverse populations.},
  author={Jean H. Hankin and Lynne Ross Wilkens},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1994},
  volume={59 1 Suppl},
  pages={198S-200S}
}
Culturally diverse populations with variable dietary and disease patterns provide a unique opportunity for conducting epidemiologic studies to identify the role of diet in the etiology of chronic diseases. The dietary method for epidemiologic studies, such as cohort or case-control studies, should generally be a diet history (or quantitative food frequency) of selected food items consumed during a usual month. Knowledge of the eating patterns of each ethnic group in the study is needed to… CONTINUE READING

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