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Methods for Estimating Usual Intake Distributions
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • Alicia L. Carriquiry, Iowa State University
  • Helen H. Jensen, Iowa State University
  • Wayne A. Fuller, Iowa State University
  • P. Guenther, United States Department of Agriculture
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Abstract
Publication Version
Published Version
Publication Date
1-1-1994
Abstract
Assessments of dietary adequacy should rely on estimating usual nutrient intake distributions. Such estimates for a population may be obtained from data collected in dietary surveys. We propose a semiparametric approach to transform the observed intake data, which are not normally distributed, into normality and to remove the dependence between individual intake means and variances.
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This is an abstract from American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 59 (1994): 305S.

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Citation Information
Alicia L. Carriquiry, Helen H. Jensen, Wayne A. Fuller and P. Guenther. "Methods for Estimating Usual Intake Distributions" American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Vol. 59 Iss. 1(S) (1994) p. 305S
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/alicia_carriquiry/73/