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Table 1 Schedule of measures

From: A randomised controlled trial of a Mediterranean Dietary Intervention for Adults with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (MEDINA): study protocol

Variable Instrument Time point
Self-reported   Baseline Mid intervention End intervention 6 month 12 month
Diet intake Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ), 3- day food diary X X X X X
Diet compliance PREDIMED checklist (low fat or MD) X X X X X
Physical activity Active Australia Questionnaire X X X X X
Quality of life SF-36 X X X X X
Medications and supplements Self-report X X X X X
Smoking status Self-report X     
Ethnicity Self-report X     
Medical history Self-report and clinical records X X X X X
Anthropometric and clinical
Weight, height, waist and hip circumference, neck girth   X X X X X
Blood pressure   X X X X X
Whole body composition Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA), DXA (subgroup) X X (NO DXA) X X (NO DXA) X
Intrahepatic lipids MR-S X   X   X
Liver fibrosis Fibroscan X   X   X
  Venous blood sample (fasting) X X X X X
  First morning urine sample X X X X X
  Buccal swab X