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Table 2 summary of the number of dietary assessment tools, validation study publications and validation studies from the systematic review of reviews

From: Measuring energy, macro and micronutrient intake in UK children and adolescents: a comparison of validated dietary assessment tools

  Number of dietary assessment tools (DATs) Number of validation study publicationsa Number of validation studiesb
Total from systematic review of reviews 63 66 89
Results for adults 49c, d 49 71
Results for infants, children and adolescents (IC&A) 19c, e 19 22
Total for IC&A validating nutrients 14 14 17
Total for IC&A with limits of agreement (LOA) plotted 11 11f 14
  1. aMore than one DAT may have been validated in a published validation study, and some DATs may have more than one validation study publication
  2. bThis takes into account more than one DAT validated in a publication i.e. each DAT validation is counted as a validation study
  3. c5 tools were assessed on both adults and Infants, children or adolescents
  4. d5 tools assessed on adults focused on foods only
  5. e5 tools assessed on IC&A focused on foods only
  6. fdata was extracted from these 11 publications to produce the energy summary plot showing 24 validations by gender and age/lifestage