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Development and Validation of the Food Acceptability Questionnaire

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00412724
First received: December 14, 2006
Last updated: August 6, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
  Purpose

The Food Acceptability Questionnaire (FAQ) is a self-report measure of palatability, ease of preparation, satisfaction, and perceived benefits and adverse effects related to a prescribed or self-selected diet. This study intends to develop a reliable and valid food acceptability questionnaire for use in clinical studies in which dietary interventions are administered.


Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Development and Validation of the Food Acceptability Questionnaire

Further study details as provided by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine:

Enrollment: 189
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Two hundred adult participants who follow a therapeutic diet will be recruited from the Washington DC area. Participants will be asked to rate their impression on the foods that they were eating in the past two weeks. Fifty participants will be chosen at random and asked to complete the questionnaire a second time, three weeks later, to assess reliability. Ratings will be used to assess the validity and reliability of the Food Acceptability Questionnaire (FAQ).

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Men and women following a theraputic diet for at least 1 month

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants must be older than 18 years and follow any kind of therapeutic diet.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Those who have difficulty eating by themselves will be excluded. No vulnerable subjects will be included.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00412724

Locations
United States, District of Columbia
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20016
Sponsors and Collaborators
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Neal Barnard, MD Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
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