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Percentage Energy from Fat Screener: Validity Results

The Percentage Energy from Fat Screener was evaluated in a cross-section of adults aged 50 to 69. The results are published in:

Thompson FE, Midthune D, Subar AF, Kipnis V, Kahle LL, Schatzkin A. Development and evaluation of a short instrument to estimate usual dietary intake of percentage energy from fat. J Am Diet Assoc 2007 May;107(5):760-7. [View Abstract]

The Percentage Energy from Fat Screener was evaluated also in a community intervention trial among four different sites enrolling adults in the U.S. The results are published in:

Thompson FE, Midthune D, Williams GC, Yaroch AL, Hurley TG, Resnicow K, Hebert JR, Toobert DJ, Greene GW, Peterson K, Nebeling L. Evaluation of a short dietary assessment instrument for percentage energy from fat in an intervention study. J Nutr 2008 Jan;138(1):193S-199S. [View Abstract]

Last Modified: 03 Sep 2013