Canadian Diet History Questionnaire I (CDHQ-I) - Result Data Dictionary

This food frequency questionnaire was intended to assess food and nutrient intakes in the year prior to questionnaire completion, and was typically completed within 4-6 months of HLQ completion and at the same time as the PYTPAQ. Provides summarized nutrient estimates.

26,972

Completions

34 - 71

Age Range

2000 - 2008

Collection Period

13,416

Provided Biospecimen

Survey Variables by Section

Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
11997 CDHQ1_PCT_ENERGY_ALCOHOL_TDA Energy from Alcohol Percentage of energy intake from alcohol Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100% percentage/day
11996 CDHQ1_PCT_ENERGY_CHO_TDA Energy from Carbohydrate (CHO) Percentage of energy intake from carbohydrate (CHO) Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100% percentage/day
11994 CDHQ1_PCT_ENERGY_MUFA_TDA Energy from Monounsaturated Fat Percentage of energy intake from monounsaturated fats Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100% percentage/day
11991 CDHQ1_PCT_ENERGY_PROTEIN_TDA Energy from Protein Percentage of energy intake from protein Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100% percentage/day
11995 CDHQ1_PCT_ENERGY_PUFA_TDA Energy from Polyunsaturated Fat Percentage of energy intake from polyunsaturated fats Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100% percentage/day
11993 CDHQ1_PCT_ENERGY_SAT_FAT_TDA Energy from Saturated Fat Percentage of energy intake from saturated fats Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100% percentage/day
11992 CDHQ1_PCT_ENERGY_TOTAL_FAT_TDA Energy from Fat Percentage of energy intake from total fats Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100% percentage/day
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
8230 CDHQ1_ADDED_SUGARS_MYP Added Sugars Equivalents Average daily teaspoon equivalents of added sugar based on USDA’s MyPyramid (MYP). Includes all sugars used as ingredients in processed and prepared foods, such as breads, cakes, and other grain desserts, soft drinks, jams and jellies, candies, ice-cream. Number (Decimal) 0-999 teaspoon equivalents/day
8231 CDHQ1_ALCOHOL_MYP Alcohol Average total number of daily drinks of alcohol based on USDA’s MyPyramid (MYP). Includes beer, wine, distilled spirits. Number (Decimal) 0-999 number of drinks/day
8216 CDHQ1_CHEESE_MYP Cheese Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of cheese based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes cottage cheese, ricotta cheese, regular cheese, low-fat cheese, nonfat cheese, cheese sauce, cream cheese, pasta/ meat/ fish sauce, lasagna/ ravioli/ shells, macaroni and cheese, pizza, mexican mixtures Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8211 CDHQ1_CIT_MEL_BER_MYP Citrus / Melon / Berry Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of citrus fruits, melons, berries, and their juices based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes oranges, tangelo, grapefruit, cantaloupe, other melon, strawberries, fruit salad, orange/ grapefruit juice, other juice, fruit drinks, crisps, cobblers, fruit pies, fruit yogurt. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8203 CDHQ1_DARK_GREEN_VEG_MYP Dark Green Vegetable Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of dark-green vegetables based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes lettuce, spinach, greens, broccoli, beef and chicken mixtures, soups. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8228 CDHQ1_DISC_FAT_OIL_MYP Discretionary Oil Average grams of daily discretionary oil fat based on USDA’s MyPyramid (MYP). Discretionary fat is the excess fat from foods. Includes fat from foods such as fish and nuts. Number (Decimal) 0-999 grams/day
8229 CDHQ1_DISC_FAT_SOLID_MYP Discretionary Solid Fat Average grams of daily discretionary solid fat based on USDA’s MyPyramid (MYP). Discretionary fat is the excess fat from foods. Includes fat from foods such as whole milk, cheese, sausage. Number (Decimal) 0-999 grams/day
8224 CDHQ1_EGGS_MYP Eggs Average daily ounce equivalents of lean meat from eggs based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes eggs, egg whites, egg substitutes, egg salad, puddings/ custards, cream pies, pecan pie, pumpkin/ sweet potato pies, lasagna, ravioli, shells, egg rolls, potato salad. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8222 CDHQ1_FISH_HI_MYP Fish, High Omega-3 Seafood Average daily ounce equivalents of cooked lean meat from fish and other seafood high in omega-3 based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8223 CDHQ1_FISH_LO_MYP Fish, Low Omega-3 Seafood Average daily ounces equivalents of cooked lean meat from fish, other seafood low in omega-3 based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8220 CDHQ1_FRANKS_LUNCHEON_MYP Franks, Sausages, Luncheon Meats Average daily ounce equivalents of cooked lean meat from franks, sausages, luncheon meats based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes sausage, turkey/ low-fat sausage, hot dogs, liverwurst, cold cuts, pizza with meat. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8217 CDHQ1_LEAN_MEAT_MYP Cooked Lean Meat Total average daily ounce equivalents of cooked lean meat based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes beef, pork, veal, lamb, game + organ meats + franks and luncheon meats + poultry + fish and seafood MYP food groups Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8227 CDHQ1_LEGUMES_MYP Cooked Dry Beans and Peas (legumes) Average number of daily cup equivalents of cooked dry beans and peas (legumes) based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes beans, chili, tofu, soy meats, soups, mexican mixtures. *Note: Legumes can be counted in EITHER the total vegetable OR the total lean meat (and beans) group. If counted as vegetables: 1 cup cooked beans and peas = 1 cup equivalent of vegetables. If counted as ounce equivalents of lean meat (and beans), 1 ounce equivalent of meat (and beans) = 1/4 cup cooked beans and peas. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents or ounce equivalents/day
8218 CDHQ1_MEAT_MYP Beef, Pork, Veal, Lamb, Game Average daily ounce equivalents of cooked lean meat from beef, pork, veal, lamb, and game based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes veal, venison, lamb, beef steak, beef roast, roast beef, beef stew/ pot pies/ mixtures, beef burgers, ground beef, meatballs, beef loafs/ mixtures, ham, pork, bacon, short ribs / spareribs, cold cuts, soups, meat/ fish pasta sauce, lasagna/ ravioli/ shells, pizza with meat, egg rolls, mexican mixtures, chili, gravy. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8214 CDHQ1_MILK_MYP Milk Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of milk based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes whole milk, 2% milk, 1% milk, nonfat/ skim milk, cream, half and half, evaporated milk, condensed milk, milkshake, liquid meal replacement, cheese sauce, white sauce, whipped cream, ice cream, ice milk, frozen yogurts/ ices/ sorbets, puddings/ custards, cream soups, cream pies. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8200 CDHQ1_NON_WHOLE_GRAIN_MYP Non-whole Grain Equivalents Average number of daily ounce equivalents of non-whole grains based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes english muffins, bagels, white bread/rolls, croissants, crackers, stuffing/ dumplings, cornbread/muffins, biscuits, donuts, sweet rolls, danish, pop tarts, muffins/dessert breads, cookies, brownies, cake, cheesecake, pies, crisps, cobblers, potato/corn chips, pretzels, pancakes, waffles, french toast, meal replacement bars, hot & RTE breakfast cereals, noodles, rice/ grains, pasta, macaroni & cheese, pizza, egg rolls, mexican mixtures, chili, soups, gravy. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8226 CDHQ1_NUTS_SEEDS_MYP Nuts and Seeds Average daily ounce equivalents of lean meat from nuts and seeds based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes nuts and seeds, nut and seed butters, granola bars, meal replacement bars, cereals, pecan pie. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8204 CDHQ1_ORANGE_VEG_MYP Orange Vegetable Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of orange vegetables based USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes pumpkin, sweet potato, carrots, beef and chicken mixtures, soups. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8219 CDHQ1_ORGAN_MEATS_MYP Organ Meats Average daily ounce equivalents of cooked lean meat from organ meats based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes liver, liverwurst. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8212 CDHQ1_OTHER_FRUIT_MYP Other Fruit Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of other fruits and their juices based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes apples, apple sauce, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, avocado/ guacamole, bananas, plantains, grapes, dried fruit, apricots, fruit salad, other juice, fruit drinks, crisps, cobbles, fruit pies. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8206 CDHQ1_OTHER_STARCHY_VEG_MYP Other Starchy Vegetable Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of other starchy vegetables based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes beans, peas, corn, beef and chicken mixtures. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8209 CDHQ1_OTHER_VEG_MYP Other Vegetable Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of other vegetables, not including dark-green, orange, white potatoes, other starchy vegetables, tomatoes, or legumes, based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes string beans, cabbage/ sauerkraut, coleslaw, peas, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, peppers, onions, olives, tomato salsa, pickled vegetables, lettuce/ greens, potato salad, chili, mexican mixtures, egg rolls, pizza, pasta salad, past/ meat/ fish sauce, stuffing/ dumplings, soups, beef and chicken mixtures. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8205 CDHQ1_POTATO_MYP White Potato Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of white potatoes based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes white potatoes, fried potatoes, potato salads, potato chips, stuffing/ dumplings, soups, beef and chicken mixtures. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8221 CDHQ1_POULTRY_MYP Chicken, Poultry, Other Poultry Average daily ounce equivalents of cooked lean meat from chicken, poultry, and other poultry based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes chicken, turkey, chicken mixtures, bacon, soups, mexican mixtures. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8225 CDHQ1_SOY_MYP Soy Products Average daily ounce equivalents of lean meat from soy products based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes soy beverage, liquid meal replacement, tofu, soy meats. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8208 CDHQ1_TOMATO_MYP Tomato Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of tomatoes based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes tomatoes, tomato salsa, tomato catsup, tomato/ vegetable juice, beef and chicken mixtures, soups, pasta/ meat/ fish sauce, lasagna/ ravioli/ shells, pizza, mexican mixtures. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8213 CDHQ1_TOTAL_DAIRY_MYP Dariy Group Equivalents Total average number of daily cup equivalents from the dairy group based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes milk + yogurt + cheese MYP food groups. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8210 CDHQ1_TOTAL_FRUIT_MYP Total Fruit Equivalents Total average number of daily cup equivalents from the fruit group based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes citrus fruits, melons, and berries + other fruit FGP food groups. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8198 CDHQ1_TOTAL_GRAIN_MYP Total Grain Equivalents Total average number of daily ounce equivalents from the grains group based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes whole grains + non-whole grain MYP food groups. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8202 CDHQ1_TOTAL_VEG_MYP Total Vegetable Equivalents Total average number of daily cup equivalents from the vegetables group based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes dark green vegetables + orange vegetables + potato + other starchy vegetables + tomato + other vegetables MYP foods groups. *Note: does not include cup equivalents from legumes. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
8199 CDHQ1_WHOLE_GRAIN_MYP Whole Grain Equivalents Average number of daily ounce equivalents of whole grains based on USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes rice milk, whole grain bread/rolls, granola bars, potato/corn chips, popcorn, meal replacement bars, hot breakfast cereals, RTE breakfast cereals, rice/grains, mexican mixtures. Number (Decimal) 0-999 ounces/day
8215 CDHQ1_YOGURT_MYP Yogurt Equivalents Average number of daily cup equivalents of yogurt based USDA's MyPyramid (MYP). Includes yogurt. Number (Decimal) 0-999 cup equivalents/day
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
12000 CDHQ1_BETA_CAROTENE_SPL Beta Carotene supplements Beta Carotene intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 3,000 micrograms/day
12009 CDHQ1_CALCIUM_SPL Calcium supplements Calcium intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 1,000 milligrams/day
12013 CDHQ1_COPPER_SPL Copper supplements Copper intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 2 milligrams/day
12007 CDHQ1_FOLIC_ACID_SPL Folic Acid supplements Folic acid intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 700 micrograms/day
12011 CDHQ1_IRON_SPL Iron supplements Iron intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 50 milligrams/day
12010 CDHQ1_MAGNESIUM_SPL Magnesium supplements Magnesium intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100 milligrams/day
12005 CDHQ1_NIACIN_SPL Niacin supplements Niacin intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100 milligrams/day
12004 CDHQ1_RIBOFLAVIN_SPL Riboflavin supplements Riboflavin intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 10 milligrams/day
12015 CDHQ1_SELENIUM_SPL Selenium supplements Selenium intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 50 micrograms/day
12003 CDHQ1_THIAMIN_SPL Thiamin supplements Thiamin intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 10 milligrams/day
11998 CDHQ1_VITAMIN_A_IU_SPL Vitamin A supplements IU Vitamin A intake from supplements in international units Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 30,000 international units (IU)/day
11999 CDHQ1_VITAMIN_A_RE_SPL Vitamin A supplements RE (retinol) Vitamin A intake from supplements in retinol equivalents Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 9,000 retinol equivalents (RE)/day
12008 CDHQ1_VITAMIN_B12_SPL Vitamin B12 supplements Vitamin B12 intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 10 micrograms/day
12006 CDHQ1_VITAMIN_B6_SPL Vitamin B6 supplements Vitamin B6 intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 100 milligrams/day
12002 CDHQ1_VITAMIN_C_SPL Vitamin C supplements Vitamin C intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 3,000 milligrams/day
12014 CDHQ1_VITAMIN_D_SPL Vitamin D supplements Vitamin D intake from supplements in mcg Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 1,000 micrograms/day
12001 CDHQ1_VITAMIN_E_SPL Vitamin E supplements Vitamin E intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 700 milligrams/day
12012 CDHQ1_ZINC_SPL Zinc supplements Zinc intake from supplements Number (Decimal) Range: 0 - 50 milligrams/day
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
8495 CDHQ1_FRUITANDVEG1_DERV Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Fruit and vegetable consumption including fruit juice, fruit drink and vegetable juice Number (Decimal) 0-999 servings/day
8496 CDHQ1_FRUITANDVEG2_DERV Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Fruit and vegetable consumption including only fruit juice and vegetable juice Number (Decimal) 0-999 servings/day
8497 CDHQ1_FRUITANDVEG3_DERV Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Fruit and vegetable consumption including only fruit drink and vegetable juice Number (Decimal) 0-999 servings/day
8498 CDHQ1_FRUITANDVEG4_DERV Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Fruit and vegetable consumption including only vegetable juice Number (Decimal) 0-999 servings/day
8499 CDHQ1_FRUITANDVEG5_DERV Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Fruit and vegetable consumption excluding fruit or vegetables juices and drinks Number (Decimal) 0-999 servings/day
10317 CDHQ1_HEI_2000_CAT_DERV Healthy Eating Index Category (2000) Healthy Eating Index Category Number (Integer) 1, 2, 3
10316 CDHQ1_HEI_2000_DERV Healthy Eating Index (2000) The Healthy Eating Index is an indicator that estimates the overall diet quality for individuals within a population. The Healthy Eating Index was developed by Kennedy et al. and adjusted to Canadian nutrition recommendations by Dubois et al. Number (Integer) Range: 0 - 100
11357 CDHQ1_HEI_2005_DERV Healthy Eating Index (2005) The Healthy Eating Index 2005 was based on the 2005 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans and adapted to align with Canada’s Food guide. Number (Decimal) 0 - 100
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
12017 CDHQ1_FRUITS_ADJUST_FLAG_QC Fruits for Adjustment Flag This variable is a quality check variable that is related to question 132 on the CDHQ-I asking how many servings of fruit respondents ate per week or day. Respondents are given a 0, 1, or 2. A 0 means that what the respondent answered earlier in the questionnaire closely matches the frequency the respondent answered for this questions. A 1 means that what they responded on this question is significantly lower. A 2 means that what they responded on this questions is significantly higher. The data is not adjusted based on the answer to this question. Coded 0, 1
12016 CDHQ1_FRUITS_ADJUST_FREQ_QC Fruits for Adjustment Frequency This variable is a quality check variable that is related to question 132 on the CDHQ-I asking how many servings of fruit the respondent ate per week or day. This variable is the frequency the respondent ate fruits according to the respondent’s answers earlier in the questionnaire. The data is not adjusted based on the answer to this question. Number (Decimal) >= 0 number of missing frequencies
12021 CDHQ1_NUM_FREQ_SCAN_ERRORS_QC Number of frequency scanning errors Number of frequency questions that were coded as a scanning error on the questionnaire. A question with an invalid frequency will not contribute any information to the nutrient estimates Number (Decimal) >= 0
12020 CDHQ1_NUM_MISSING_FREQ_QC Number of missing frequencies Number of frequency questions that were coded as missing on the questionnaire. A question with a missing frequency will not contribute any information to the nutrient estimates Number (Decimal) >= 0
12022 CDHQ1_NUM_MISSING_SIZES_QC Number of missing responses This field contains the number of portion size questions that were coded as missing on the questionnaire. A default portion size value is used for questions coded as missing or error with respect to frequency, therefore a food question with an invalid portion size will be analyzed Number (Decimal) >= 0
12023 CDHQ1_NUM_SIZE_SCAN_ERRORS_QC Number of size scanning errors This field contains the number of frequency questions that were coded as scanning errors on the questionnaire. A default middle value is used for portion size questions coded as missing or error, therefore a food question with an invalid portion size will contribute to estimates Number (Decimal) >= 0
12019 CDHQ1_VEG_ADJUST_FLAG_QC Vegetables for Adjustment Flag This variable is a quality check variable that is related to question 131 on the CDHQ-I asking how many servings of vegetables respondents ate per week or day. Respondents are given a 0, 1, or 2. A 0 means that what the respondent answered earlier in the questionnaire closely matches the frequency the respondent answered for this questions. A 1 means that what they responded on this question is significantly lower. A 2 means that what they responded on this questions is significantly higher. The data is not adjusted based on the answer to this question. Coded 0, 1
12018 CDHQ1_VEG_ADJUST_FREQ_QC Vegetables for Adjustment Frequency This variable is a quality check variable that is related to question 131 on the CDHQ-I asking how many servings of vegetables the respondent ate per week or day. This variable is the frequency the respondent ate vegetables according to the respondent’s answers earlier in the questionnaire. The data is not adjusted based on the answer to this question. Number (Decimal) >= 0 number of missing frequencies
Var ID Var Name Label Description Type Valid Values Unit
8073 CDHQ1_AGE_AT_SURVEY_RECEIPT Age Participant's age at CDHQ-1 receipt Number (Decimal) 35-99 years
12555 CDHQ1_SEASON_RECEIVED Season Received Identifies the season in which the survey was received. Coded 1, 2, 3, 4
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