Erratum to: Diet, lifestyle factors and hypercholesterolemia in elderly men and women from Cyprus
© Polychronopoulos et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2010
Received: 1 June 2010
Accepted: 24 September 2010
Published: 24 September 2010
It is clarified that the food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) used in the article published in Lipids in Health and Disease , as well as in the whole MEDIS study, was a short, semi-quantitative FFQ with 15 questions regarding the basic food groups consumed, as well as with some additional questions regarding beverages' drinking and other nutritional habits [2–4]. The reference Katsouyanni et al.,  was cited in order to support that in epidemiologic research is common procedure measuring nutritional habits as an average per week during the preceding year (even in the elderly), and was not referring to the FFQ used.
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