Exposure Assessment Methods
Diet History Questionnaire II & Canadian Diet History Questionnaire II: Current Database File
Alternate Version AvailableYou are viewing the Web site for the DHQ II, which is the latest version of the DHQ. You may want to see the original version of this information.
The most current nutrient database file is dhq2.database.120414.csv. If you are using the latest version of Diet*Calc, this database is automatically installed with the software. The items in the database are listed in Nutrient, Dietary Constituent & Food Group Database. If you are interested in calculating the Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2010 using DHQ II data please see this Web page.
Canadian Diet History Questionnaire II: Current Database File
The most current nutrient database file is available on the C-DHQ II Web site. If you are using the latest version of Diet*Calc for Canada, this database is automatically installed with the software. The items in the database are listed in Nutrient Database.
Using a Different Database File in Diet*Calc
The food database used in a Diet*Calc analysis is specified in the Questionnaire Data Dictionary. The name of the foods database file is displayed on the main Diet*Calc window under the Data Dictionary filename.
- Start or open a Diet*Calc session.
- Open the data dictionary editor by selecting Data Dictionary from the Edit menu or using the book icon in the toolbar.
- In the data dictionary, use the browse button to select a new Foods Database.
- Save the data dictionary. If you wish to use both versions of the database, you may want to use Save As to save the file with a new name.
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2015