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close this book Food Composition Data: A User's Perspective (1987)
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close this folder Consideration of food composition variability: What is the variance of the estimate of one-day intakes? Implications for setting priorities
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View the document Introduction
View the document Magnitude of the reported variability of composition
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View the document Some implications for data analyses
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View the document Relevance to priorities for food composition data
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