Table 3

Elements of the food frequency questionnaire
Cereals or equivalents Vegetables Pulses Meat or alternatives Fruits Beverages Miscellaneous* Alcohol
Total food items and mixed dishes 36 48 11 17 19 13 29 2
Contribution of 90% 28 21 5 9 9 7 12 2
Grouping of food items 19 18 5 9 9 7 12 2
Inclusion of foods 0 2 1 1 1 0 2 3
Final food items 19 20 6 10 9 7 14 5

* Dairy, sweets, desserts, nuts.

Jayawardena et al.

Jayawardena et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:63   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-63

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