These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


The effect of different methods to identify, and scenarios used to address energy intake misestimation on dietary patterns derived by cluster analysis

Authors: Geraldine Lo Siou, Alianu Akawung, Nathan Solbak, Kathryn McDonald, Ala Al Rajabi, Heather Whelan, Sharon Kirkpatrick

This study used self-reported food frequency and physical activity data from Alberta’s Tomorrow Project participants to compare the revised-Goldberg and the predicted total energy expenditure methods in their ability to identify misreporters of energy intake.

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Impact of adherence to cancer-specific prevention recommendations on subsequent risk of cancer in participants in Alberta’s Tomorrow Project.

Authors: JY Xu, JE Vena, HK Whelan, PJ Robson

This study wanted to see if cancer-specific recommendations actually prevented cancer. They found that those who adhered to said recommendations saw lower risk of develop cancer over time.

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The Comparative Reliability and Feasibility of the Past-Year Canadian Diet History Questionnaire II: Comparison of the Paper and Web

Authors: Geraldine Lo Siou, Ilona Cszimadi, Beatrice Boucher, Alianu Akawung, Heather Whelan, Michelle Sharma, Ala Al Rajabi, Jennifer Vena, Sharon Kirkpatrick, Anita Koushik, Isabelle Massarelli, Isabelle Rondreau, Paula Robson

This study looked at evaluating the intra-and inter-version reliability, feasability, and accetability of the Canadian Diet History Questionnaire II in a sub-sample of 648 adults. They were assigned either web or paper, 59% preferred the web version.

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Lessons from Studies to Evaluate an Online 24-Hour Recall for Use with Children and Adults in Canada

Authors: Sharon Kirkpatrick, Anne Gilsing, Erin Hobbin, Nathan Solbak, Angela Wallace, Jess Haines, Alexandra Mayhew, Sarah Orr, Parminder Raina, Paula Robson, Jocelyn Sacco, Heather Whelan

This team looked at the Automated Self-Administered 24-h assessment tool and looked at 5 studies that looked at feasibility and accessibility There was a high acceptance of ADA24 in diverse samples but it was not always intuitive for everyone (kids and older adults).

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