Publications Relating to Nutrition Assessment

Manuscripts on the Development, Validity, and Use of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center FFQs and Other Data Collection Tools

These references describe instrument development and validation, or related methodological research.

1. Patterson RE, Kristal AR, Carter RA, Fels-Tinker L, Bolton MP, Agurs-Collins T. Measurement characteristics of the Women's Health Initiative food frequency questionnaire. Annals of Epidemiology. 9: 178-187, 1999

2. Kolar AS, Patterson RE, White E, Neuhouser ML, Frank LL, Standley J, Potter JD, Kristal AR. A practical method for collecting 3-day food records in a large cohort. Epidemiology 2005; 16:579-583.

3. Neuhouser ML, Tinker LF, Thomson J, Caan B, Van Horn L, Snetselaar L, Parker LM, Patterson RE, Robinson-O’Brien R, Beresford SA, Shikany JM. Development of a glycemic index database for food frequency questionnaires used in epidemiologic studies. J. Nutrition. 136: 1605-1609, 2006

4. Kristal AR, Beresford SA, Lazovich D. Assessing change in diet-intervention research. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 59: 185S-189S, 1994

5. Kristal AR, Glanz K, Feng A, Hebert J, Probart C, Heimendinger J. Does using a short dietary questionnaire instead of a food frequency increase survey response rates? Journal of Nutrition Education. 26: 224-227, 1994

6. Kristal AR, Feng Z, Coates RJ, Oberman A, George V. Associations of race/ethnicity, education, and dietary intervention with the validity and reliability of a food frequency questionnaire: the Women's Health Initiative Feasibility Study in Minority Populations. American Journal of Epidemiology. 146: 856-869, 1997

7. Kristal AR, Vizenor NC, Patterson RE, Neuhouser ML, Shattuck AL, McLerran D. Precision and bias of food frequency-based measures of fruit and vegetable intakes. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. 9: 939-944, 2000

8. Kristal AR, Shattuck AL, Williams AE. Food frequency questionnaires for diet intervention research. In: 17th National Nutrient Databank Conference, pp 110-125, 1992. International Life Sciences Institute, Baltimore, MD

9. Martin LJ, Lockwood GA, Kristal AR, Kriukov V, Greenberg C, Shattuck AL, Boyd NF. Assessment of a food frequency questionnaire as a screening tool for low fat diets. Controlled Clinical Trials. 18: 241-250, 1997

10. Neuhouser ML, Kristal AR, McLerran D, PattersonRE, Atkinson J. Validity of short food frequency questionnaires used in cancer chemoprevention trials: Results from the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. 8: 721-725, 1999

11. Neuhouser ML, Rock CL, Eldridge AL, Kristal AR, Patterson RE, Cooper DA, Neumark-Sztainer D, Cheskin LJ, Thornquist MD. Serum concentrations of retinal, alpha-tocopherol and the carotenoids are influenced by diet, race and obesity in a sample of healthy adolescents. Journal of Nutrition. 131: 2184-2191, 2001

12.Patterson RE, Kristal AR, Coates RJ, Tylavsky FA, Ritenbaugh C, Van Horn L, Caggiula AW, Snetselaar L. Low-fat diet practices of older women: prevalence and implications for dietary assessment. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 96: 670-679, 1996



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