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A Taiwanese food frequency questionnaire correlates with plasma docosahexaenoic acid but not with plasma eicosapentaenoic acid levels: questionnaires and plasma biomarkers

  • Kuo-Liong Chien1, 2Email author,
  • Meei-Shyuan Lee3,
  • Yi-Tsen Tsai1,
  • Pey-Rong Chen4,
  • Hung-Ju Lin2,
  • Hsiu-Ching Hsu2,
  • Yuan-The Lee2, 5 and
  • Ming-Fong Chen2
BMC Medical Research Methodology201313:23

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-13-23

Received: 7 June 2012

Accepted: 5 February 2013

Published: 16 February 2013

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7 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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21 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Kuo-Liong Chien
18 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lin Fritschi
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21 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
16 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-13-23

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public School, National Taiwan University
Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital
School of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center
Department of Dietetics, National Taiwan University Hospital
Chinese Medical University Hospital