Economics, Statistics, Center for Agricultural and Rural Development
Journal or Book Title
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
First Page or Article ID Number
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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Carriquiry, Alicia L.; Jensen, Helen H.; Fuller, Wayne A.; and Guenther, P., "Methods for Estimating Usual Intake Distributions" (1994). Economics Publications. 209.