Estimating Usual Intakes from Dietary Surveys: Methodologic Challenges, Analysis Approaches, and Recommendations for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

This Intake publication provides an overview of the various methodologic issues that are relevant to the collection and analysis of dietary data when a key objective of the survey includes estimating the usual intake of nutrients, food groups, and foods for a population or sub-population, and to provide a set of recommendations for how to approach these data collection and analysis challenges in the context of a dietary survey in a low- or middle-income country.

Tooze JA
Focus Area:
Dietary data analysis, Dietary data collection, Dietary data survey planning
Publication type:
Technical briefs