Dietary Data Collection and Analysis: Westat @ 2020 National Nutrient Databank Conference

Coding child nutrition menus, creating an ingredient database, and estimating prices for foods and their ingredients. These are the topics Westat brings to the 41st National Nutrient Database Conference, a virtual conference to be held on November 16-18, 2020. Westat’s presentations will highlight expertise in dietary intake data collection and processing, data collection methodology research, and database linkage methodology and analysis.

Westat staff (names in bold) will present the following:

Amber Brown, Deirdre Douglass, and Thea Zimmerman. (Poster). Strategies for Coding Child Nutrition Menus with the Food and Nutrient Database for Dietary Studies (FNDDS).

Deirdre Douglass, Thea Zimmerman, Viji Narayana, Beth Mittl, Amy Miller, Amy Subar, and Kirsten Herrick. (Poster). Creation of an Ingredient Database for NCI’s Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Dietary Assessment Tool (ASA24) Recipe Feature.

Thea Zimmerman, Carina Tornow, Sigurd Hermansen, Kevin Kuczynski, TusaRebecca Pannucci, Kristin Koegel, Elina Page,  and Andrea Carlson. (Poster). Methodology for Estimating Prices for Foods and Their Ingredients in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey/What We Eat in America.


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