The nutrient database file for DHQ II is dhq2.database.120414.csv. If you are using the latest version of Diet*Calc, this database is automatically installed with the software. The items in the database are listed in Nutrient, Dietary Constituent & Food Group Database. If you are interested in calculating the Healthy Eating Index (HEI)-2010 using DHQ II data please see this Web page.
Canadian Diet History Questionnaire II: Current Database File
The most current nutrient database file is available on the C-DHQ II Web site. If you are using the latest version of Diet*Calc for Canada, this database is automatically installed with the software. The items in the database are listed in Nutrient Database.
Using a Different Database File in Diet*Calc
The food database used in a Diet*Calc analysis is specified in the Questionnaire Data Dictionary. The name of the foods database file is displayed on the main Diet*Calc window under the Data Dictionary filename.
- Start or open a Diet*Calc session.
- Open the data dictionary editor by selecting Data Dictionary from the Edit menu or using the book icon in the toolbar.
- In the data dictionary, use the browse button to select a new Foods Database.
- Save the data dictionary. If you wish to use both versions of the database, you may want to use Save As to save the file with a new name.