Validation of a food frequency questionnaire in Spanish patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia.

@article{Vazquez2012ValidationOA,
  title={Validation of a food frequency questionnaire in Spanish patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia.},
  author={C. Garcia Vazquez and Rafael Herrera Alonso and Mar{\'i}a J Garriga and Ai de Cos and Jayson J. Cruz and Francisco Jos{\'e} Fuentes-Jimenez and Jordi Salas-Salvad{\'o} and Pedro L Mata},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={836-42}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The aim of this study is to validate a semi-quantitative Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) used for general population in Spain, in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). SUBJECTS AND METHODS Subjects with genetic diagnosis of FH were randomly selected from the Spanish FH Registry. They completed an FFQ based in 113 food items at inclusion (FFQ1) and after 1 year (FFQ2), and a 3-day dietary records (DR) every 3 months. Detailed instruction about how to… CONTINUE READING

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