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Validation of the Rapid Eating and Activity Assessment for Diet Quality Measurement in Young Adult Males


Abstract The Rapid Eating and Activity Assessment for Participants Short Version (REAP-S), represents a method for rapid diet quality assessment, however, few studies have tested its validity. The Healthy Eating Index-2005 (HEI-2005) and the Diet Quality Index Revised (DQI-R) are tools that effectively assess diet quality, however, both are complex and time consuming. The objective of this study was to evaluate the validity of the REAP-S against the HEI-2005 and the DQI-R. Fifty males, 18 to 33 years of age, completed the REAP-S as well as a 24-hour diet recall. HEI-2005 and DQI-R scores were determined for each 24-hour recall. Scores from the REAP-S were evaluated against the HEI-2005 and DQI-R scores using Spearman rank order correlations and chi ... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Fawcett, Rachael (Author) / Johnston, Carol (Advisor) / Mayol-Kreiser, Sandra (Committee member) / Wharton, Christopher (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Nutrition / assessment / diet / quality / REAP / survey
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 78 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Nutrition 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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