Reproducibility and Validity of a Chinese Food Frequency Questionnaire

  title={Reproducibility and Validity of a Chinese Food Frequency Questionnaire},
  author={Wen-hua Zhao and Zhi-Ping Huang and Ying Zhang and Hongbin Li and W Willett and Haiying Wang and Kazuhiro Hasegawa and Jun-shi Chen},
Objectives This study was design to develop a semi-quantitative Chinese Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) and to conduct a validation study for the questionnaire. Methods Based on the survey experience in recent years, a new Chinese food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) with 149 items in 17 food categories was developed. A validation study on this new FFQ was conducted in Jiangsu and Beijing of China between 1999 and 2001. The period of study covered 1 year and the FFQ was validated by comparing… CONTINUE READING


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