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Development and Validation of the Food Acceptability Questionnaire

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00412724
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 18, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Healthy

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).

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 189 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Development and Validation of the Food Acceptability Questionnaire
Study Start Date : November 2008
Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Study Completion Date : August 2010
Groups and Cohorts


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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.
Contacts and Locations

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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