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Table 2 Information on the validity and reliability of SF consumption

From: A systematic review of methods to assess intake of saturated fat (SF) among healthy European adults and children: a DEDIPAC (Determinants of Diet and Physical Activity) study

  Validity Reliability  
Instrument/Author Correlation Mean/median differences Exact level of agreement, % Correlation Mean/median differences Exact level of agreement, % Interval between 2 subsequent assessments Comments
Food4Me FFQ
Fallaize et al. 2014 [42]
Food4Me FFQ vs. 4-day WFR
Pearson’s crude
0.48
Food4Me FFQ
45.6 g (SD 15.6)
4-day WFR
24.3 g (SD 10.4)
Exact agreement:
37
Pearson ‘s crude
0.81
Food4Me FFQ1:
33.2 g (SD 14.2)
Food4Me FFQ2:
32.2 g (SD 14.5)
Exact agreement:
60
4 weeks apart
Food4Me FFQ
Forster et al. 2014 [43]
Food4Me FFQ vs. EPIC Norfolk FFQ
Pearson’s crude
0.71
Food4Me FFQ
36.0 g (SD 16.5)
EPIC Norfolk FFQ
24.9 g (SD 10.5)
Exact agreement:
46
NA NA NA NA
HAPIEE FFQ
Brunner et al. 2001 [75]
HAPIEE FFQ vs. 7-DD
Spearman’s rank
Men: 0.43
Women: 0.56
7DD
Men:
38 g (SD 13)
Energy adjusted
38 g (SD 9)
Women:
All: 30 g (SD 11)
Energy adjusted
30 g (SD 7)
HAPIEE FFQ
Men:
All
33 g (SD 14)
Energy adjusted
33 g (SD 8)
Women:
All
28 g (SD 12)
Energy adjusted
28 g (SD 8)
Exact agreement between 7DD, FFQ and biomarker concentrations
Men
7DD: 33
FFQ: 28
Women
7DD: 37
FFQ: 38
Exact agreement between 7DD and FFQ:
Men: 40
Women: 41
NA NA NA NA
IMMIDIET FFQ
Van Dongen et al. 2011 [31]
Validation: FFQ vs. five 24 h-dietary recalls
IMMIDIET-FFQ vs.
24-h DR
Pearson’s, crude men: 0.21
women: 0.34
IMMIDIET-FFQ
men:56 g. (SD 22 g.)
Women:
46 g. (SD 19 g.)
24-h DRmen: 33 g. (SD 9 g.)
women: 25 g. (SD 8 g.)
Exact agreement:
men: 37
women: 26
NA NA NA NA
Northern Sweden FFQ (used by Piqueras et al)
Johansson et al. 2002 [72]
Validation: 2 FFQ’s and ten 24-h recalls
Reproducibility:2 FFQ’s over a one-year interval
Northern Sweden FFQ vs.
24-h DR
Pearson’s, crude
men: 0.58
women: 0.54
Pearson’s, de-attenuated
men: 0.62
women: 0.59
Northern Sweden FFQ
men: 31.6 g.
women: 23.4 g.
24-h DR
men: 34.8 g.
women: 26.6 g.
NA Northern Sweden FFQ1 vs. FFQ2
Pearson’s, crude
men: 0.59
women: 0.70
NA NA one year
PURE FFQ
Dehghan et al. 2012 [49]
Validation: 2 FFQ’s and four 24-h recalls
Reproducibility: 2 FFQ’s over a one-year interval
FFQ1 vs. DR
Pearson’s, crude
Urban area: 0.46
Rural area: 0.39
FFQ2 vs. DR
Pearson’s, crude
Urban area: 0.42
Rural area: 0.33
FFQ1 vs. DR
Pearson’s, de-attenuated
Urban area: 0.63
Rural area: 0.60
FFQ2 vs. DR
Pearson’s, de-attenuated
Urban area: 0.58
Rural area: 0.50
Dietary Recalls
Urban area: 25.1 g.
Rural area: 20.7 g. FFQ1
Urban area: 25.0 g.
Rural area: 36.7 g.
FFQ2
Urban area: 22.6 g
Rural area: 35.2 g
Exact agreement
FFQ1
Urban area: 87,7
Rural area: 74.0
FFQ2
Urban area: 80.8
Rural area: 63.0
FFQ1 vs. FFQ2
Pearson’s, crude
Urban area: 0.54
Rural area: 0.40
ICC
Urban area: 0.54
Rural area: 0.38
NA NA one year
  1. FFQ Food Frequency Questionnaire, 24-HDR 24 h dietary recall, WFR weighed food record, DD Diet Diary, DR Diet Record, ICC intraclass correlation coefficient, EPIC European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition, HAPIEE Health, Alcohol and Psychosocial factors in Eastern Europe, PURE Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology