Reproducibility and Validity of Dietary Patterns Assessed by a Food Frequency Questionnaire Used in the 5-Year Follow-Up Survey of the Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study

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BACKGROUND Analysis of dietary pattern is increasingly popular in nutritional epidemiology. However, few studies have examined the validity and reproducibility of dietary patterns. We assessed the reproducibility and validity of dietary patterns identified by a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) used in the 5-year follow-up survey of the Japan Public Health… (More)

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@inproceedings{Nanri2012ReproducibilityAV, title={Reproducibility and Validity of Dietary Patterns Assessed by a Food Frequency Questionnaire Used in the 5-Year Follow-Up Survey of the Japan Public Health Center-Based Prospective Study}, author={Akiko Nanri and Taichi Shimazu and Junko Ishihara and Ribeka Takachi and Tetsuya Mizoue and Manami Inoue and Shoichiro Tsugane}, booktitle={Journal of epidemiology}, year={2012} }