School of Medical Sciences

Dietary assessment

Principal investigator


  • Mrs Susan Sharpe


Several different research initiatives in the departments of Community Health, Medicine, Māori & Pacific Health and also at AUT, focus on the reliability of dietary assessment methods. These include both the development of dietary questionnaires and also biochemical assessment of self-reporting.

Selected references

Metcalf P., Swinburn B., Scragg R., Dryson E. (1997). Reproducibility and validity of a food frequency questionnaire in European and Polynesian New Zealanders. Ethnicity & Health 2(4):297-308.