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ERIC Number: EJ946576
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1499-4046
Assessment of Dietary Intakes of Filipino-Americans: Implications for Food Frequency Questionnaire Design
Johnson-Kozlow, Marilyn; Matt, Georg E.; Rock, Cheryl L.; de la Rosa, Ruth; Conway, Terry L.; Romero, Romina A.
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, v43 n6 p505-510 Nov-Dec 2011
Objective: The purpose of this study was to describe food consumption practices of Filipino-American adults, to describe how they respond to a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) as a function of acculturation and sex, and to suggest modifications to the FFQ to improve dietary assessment among Filipino-Americans. Methods: Twenty-one Filipino-American women and 14 Filipino-American men (aged 30-60 years) who varied on acculturation level were recruited from the general community of San Diego, California. Participants completed a focus group and rated the Fred Hutchinson Food Frequency Questionnaire. Results: The most commonly eaten food items among Filipino-Americans were white rice, fish or meat, vegetables, and fruit. Most (76%) participants reported that the Fred Hutchinson Food Frequency Questionnaire lacked commonly eaten Filipino-American food. Conclusions and Implications: Commonly consumed food, such as "adobo," "lumpia," and "pansit," might be added to a revised FFQ; doing so may improve recall and face validity among Filipino-Americans. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California