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Table 2 Summary statistics for the ACAES FFQ2, the average of ACAES FFQ1 and ACAES FFQ2 and the average of (3 or 4) assisted food records (FRs)

From: Reproducibility and comparative validity of a food frequency questionnaire for Australian children and adolescents

Nutrient Average of ACAES FFQ1 & ACAES FFQ2
(n = 101)
ACAES FFQ2
(n = 113)
Assisted FRs
(n = 113)
  Median Interquartile range Median Interquartile range Median Interquartile range
Energy (kJ) 10,483 7,500 - 12,711 10,001 6,611 - 13,056 9,272 8,031 - 10,388
Protein (g) 96 63 - 118 91 60 - 119 80 66 - 94
Total fat (g) 88 65 - 110 86 57 - 110 83 71 - 98
Saturated fat (g) 43 28 - 52 42 26 - 52 37 31 - 46
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 8 7 - 11 8 5 - 11 9 8 - 11
Monounsaturated fat (g) 30 22 - 38 29 19 - 37 29 25 - 34
Carbohydrate (g) 323 227 - 393 278 200 - 410 279 234 - 319
Sugars (g) 188 135 - 251 176 108 - 238 139 109 - 165
Fibre (g) 26 17 - 34 22 15 - 32 18 15 - 23
Thiamin (mg) 1.8 1.3 - 2.6 1.8 1.2 - 2.4 1.9 1.4 - 2.4
Riboflavin (mg) 2.7 1.9 - 3.6 2.4 1.8 - 3.3 2.2 1.5 - 3.1
Niacin (mg) 23 16 - 29 20 14 - 30 21 17 - 25
Niacin Eqv (mg) 41 28 - 52 38 26 - 55 38 30 - 43
Vitamin C (mg) 112 83 - 183 104 72 - 158 119 70 - 176
Folate (μg) 294 230 - 431 277 189 - 381 277 219 - 345
Vitamin A (μg) 1,262 913 - 1756 1,196 794 - 1838 779 576 - 1132
Retinol (μg) 616 411 - 1,127 618 364 - 1120 440 328 - 563
Betacarotene (μg) 3,044 2,087 - 4,606 2,800 1,651 - 4,770 1,679 945 - 3504
Magnesium (mg) 360 262 - 461 329 232 - 428 254 220 - 313
Calcium (mg) 1,078 779 - 1,476 1,077 721 - 1,383 809 642 - 1043
Iron (mg) 14 10 - 17 12 8 - 17 12 9 - 14
Zinc (mg) 13 9 - 16 12 8 - 16 11 9 - 12
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