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National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), Flexible Consumer Behavior - United States: Use of Convenience Foods

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, Flexible Consumer Behavior Survey module contains 2 items regarding the frequency of packaged, frozen, pre-cooked or other convenience foods. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

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Geographies Tested: United States of America

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults, Children

Items:

Some grocery stores sell “ready to eat” foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables in their salad bars and deli counters.

1. During the past 30 days, how often did {youname} eat “ready to eat” foods from the grocery store? Please do not include sliced meat or cheese you buy for sandwiches and frozen or canned foods.
2. During the past 30 days, how often did you {name} eat frozen meals or frozen pizzas?

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Original Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(2010). National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey NHANES 2011-2012 Flexible Consumer Behavior Survey (FCBS) Module. https://wwwn.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes/Search/DataPage.aspx?Component=Questionnaire&CycleBeginYear=2011

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