Flashcards in Dietary Assessment Deck (37)
A study activity intended to measure the quantity and
quality of diet or habitual food intake, among
individuals or population groups, in a particular area for
a given period of time
Food Consumption Survey
Which is not a reason to do dietary assessment?
A. Planning of food and nutrition programmes
B. Formulation and evaluation of agricultural policies for production, distribution and consumption of food
C. To study the relationship between diet and health, and
to identify groups at risk of developing disease
D. To develop and evaluate intervention strategies and
E. none of the above
T or F
The dietary assessment method determines nutritional status.
it only identifies risk of deficiency
What is Hawthorne effect?
When you are interviewed, you feel like you are
being observed; you tend to modify behavior
What is Flat Slope Syndrome?
Those who are underwieght has the tendency to
overestimate their food intake, those who are fat
have the tendency to underestimatre their intake
What are phantom foods?
foods that are not given during
the interview process; accompaniments which
are sometimes not asked that has effect on the
energy intake (
A national account of the annual production of food,
changes in stocks, imports and exports, and distributor
of food over various use within the country
food balance sheet
true or false
The Food Balance Sheet shows distribution of available food supplies
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Report nationally protected unit and sales of most
packaged foods sold in grocery stores
Standard multi-digit numbers with a machine-readable
code that represents product, size, manufacturer, and
the nature of the contents
universal product code
Consists of daily record, prepared by the householder,
of all food entering the household, either purchased,
received as gifts, or produced for household use
during a specific period of usually 7 days
family food account
Which is not part of the food record?
a. weight or volume of family meal
b. detailed description of foods (i.e. brand name)
c. method of preparation
d. who ate it
Weighed inventory of foods eaten by the family over a
Estimation of food (by weight or household measure)
eaten by each family member
Which has longer days because it is affected by seasonal variation?
C. both are affected
D. none are affected
In Level 1 of Measuring Nutrient Intake, what spec factor is being measured?
Mean nutrient intake of a group)
In Level 2 of Measuring Nutrient Intake, what spec factor is being measured?
proportion of the population at risk
In Level 3 of Measuring Nutrient Intake, what spec factor is being measured?
(Usual intake of nutrients in individuals for ranking
within a group)
In Level 4 of Measuring Nutrient Intake, what spec factor is being measured?
Usual intake of food/nutrients in individuals for
counselling or correlation/regression analysis
Assesses actual food intake of an individual during
previous 24-hour period or preceding day
24 hour recall
___ 24 hr recalls can be used to assess usual nutrient intakes for an individual and prevalence of inadequate nutrient intakes within each subgroup in a population
___24 hr recall can be used for large-scale field studies to
characterize average intakes of population groups
when the subjects are representative to the population
False about 24 hr recall
A. does not require a trained interviewer
B. Seldom representative of usual intake
C. fails to note how weekends, seasons and holidays make us grow bigger
it needs a trained interviewer
another name for Estimated Food Record
Which is not true about food diary?
A. Accuracy depends on the ability of respondents to
B. Longer time frames result in a higher respondent burden
and lower cooperation
C. Subjects subject need not be literate
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false about Weighed Food Record
A. Weighing of all foods and beverages taken (except those less than 250 mL)
B. Recording of the weights of edible/inedible portion,
amounts before eating and plate wastes
C. Subjects may change their usual eating patterns to
simplify weighing or impress investigator
An extensive interview designed to elicit the usual
customary diet of individuals over a long period of
• Recall of usual dietary intake
• Probing of frequency of consumption of specific foods
• Recording of the measurement of recent food intake
(3-day food record) – often abandoned
• Mode of administration - interview
to which dietary assessment tool does this procedure belong?
Identify the tool
• Obtain qualitative, descriptive information about usual
food consumption patterns
• May reflect a long-term habitual intake of an individual
• Useful in Epidemiological studies – ranks foods in low,
medium or high intakes of specific foods, food
components or nutrients
Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ)