Research Priorities and Recommendations for Dietary Assessment Methodology

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For which topic were research priorities identified?

dietary assessment methodology

In which location was the research priority setting conducted?

North America - USA

Why was it conducted at all?

No rationale provided.

What was the objective?

to identify research priorities to guide future efforts in research on dietary assessment methodology

What was the outcome?

a list of 8 research areas

How long did the research prioritization take?

3 days

Which methods were used to identify research priorities?


How were the priorities for research identified exactly?

Step 1: meeting with speakers from research, major users of dietary assessment methods, those involved in setting food and nutrition policy, speakers of each session then drafted list of research priorities related to the topic of that session, different lists were merged into one comprehensive list, summary of the list was presented in final plenary session, plenary discussion on priorities. Step 2: after meeting list of research priorities was revised and expanded on the basis of suggestions made during the final discussion session

Which stakeholders took part?

Researchers in dietary assessment methodology, major users of dietary assessment methods, policymakers involved in setting food and nutrition policies. 41 participants

How were stakeholders recruited?

Participants were recruited as experts who participated in the First International Conference on Dietary Assessment Methods.

Were stakeholders actively involved or did they just participate?

Stakeholders were mere participants of the research prioritization process; they were not actively involved in the process.