Validación de un nuevo registro alimentario precodificado

  1. Rodríguez Rivera, Victor Manuel
  2. Elbusto Cabello, Ana
  3. Alberti Alberdi, Mireia
  4. Presa Donado, Amaia de la
  5. Gómez Pérez de Mendiola, Francisco José
  6. Portillo Baquedano, María Puy
  7. Churruca Ortega, Itziar
Revista española de nutrición humana y dietética

ISSN: 2173-1292

Year of publication: 2014

Volume: 18

Issue: 3

Pages: 118-126

Type: Article

DOI: 10.14306/RENHYD.18.3.84 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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Introduction: For some research fields, simple and accurate food intake quantification tools are needed. The aim of the present work was to design a new self-administered and pre-coded food intake record form and assess its reliability and validity when quantifying the food intake of adult population, in terms of food or food-groups portions. Material and Methods: First of all, a new food-record form was designed, which included food usually consumed and which sought to be easy-to-use, short, and intuitive. The validation process consisted in analyzing both the reliability and validity of the tool�s design in a representative population sample (n=330; age: 19-77). Reliability was checked by comparing (Spearman�s CC, ICC) food intake (mean value of portions) between two series of five-day food records in a one-month period. Validity was checked by comparing the food intake mean value of two records to results obtained from a gold standard (24-hour recall). Results: 73.7% of the food from the record presented correlations higher than 0.5 for reliability (ICCs from 0.38 to 0.94) and 97.4% showed higher values than 0.7 and 68.4% than 0.8 for validity (ICCs from 0.28 to 0.97). Conclusions: The solid correlation coefficients and ICCs obtained indicate that this is a reliable tool for the quantification of food intake in adults in terms of food or food group portions.

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