Welcome to the Dietary Assessment Calibration/Validation (DACV) Register, a register of calibration/validation studies and publications. The register contains studies and publications which compare dietary intake estimates from two or more dietary assessment methods. Dietary assessment methods include:
The following is a list of studies that are not included in the register:
The following is a list of publications that are not included in the register:
The history of this effort dates back to 1993 when the idea for creating such a register was suggested at the First International Conference on Dietary Assessment in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Development and maintenance of this site is a collaborative effort between the Division of Cancer Prevention and the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences of the National Cancer Institute. It has been developed as a means of keeping the international nutrition and health community aware of calibration/validation studies on dietary assessment methods being conducted worldwide.