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close this bookMethods for the Evaluation of the Impact of Food and Nutrition Programmes (UNU, 1984, 287 pages)
close this folder6. Measuring impact by assessing dietary intake and food consumption
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View the documentReasons for assessing household food practices
View the documentDeciding on a method
View the documentModels for household dietary assessment
View the documentAdditional data
View the documentSteps and procedures in surveying
View the documentAssessing dietary change
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View the documentAnnex A. Development of a score card for the rapid assessment of calorie and nutrient intakes
View the documentAnnex B. Household quantitative intake record
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  3. H.K. Stiebeling. D. Monroe, E.F. Phipard et al, "Family Food Consumption and Dietary Levels (1935-1936 Data, "USDA Publication No. 452 (US Department of Agriculture, Washington DC, 1941).
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