The EPIC-Norfolk Food Frequency Questionnaire and FETA Software


FETA is a tool to calculate nutrient and food group data from food frequency questionnaires.

Questionnaire download

 EPIC-Norfolk FFQ v.6


User documentation

Data entry utility documentation

FETA Screenshots

Food table licence

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Modified FFQ?

Download the document to help you modify FETA look-up tables to process modified Food Frequency Questionnaires.

Methods paper

A new tool for converting food frequency questionnaire data into nutrient and food group values: FETA research methods and availability.

Software downloads

New Data Entry form for 2018

We have created a data entry form for Food Frequency Questionnaire, using the free LibreOffice software (LibreOffice) that is compatible with FETA software. Please find here the readme document on how to install the data entry form. Should you have any queries regarding FETA, please let us know by e-mail.

FETA ( Φετα ) FFQ EPIC Tool for Analysis
FETA for Windows v2.53 (updated 15/03/2013)
FETA for Linux v2.53 (i486, updated 18/03/2018)(x86_64, updated 18/03/2018)(deb, updated 18/03/2018)
FFQ data entry form for Linux and Windows Librebase (updated 09/01/2018)
Data entry utility (MS Access - version 2010 onwards)
Source code


If you download FETA please let us know by e-mail. We will only use your email address very occasionally to let you know if a new version of FETA is available. If you register, you can request help and support from our team of research nutritionists and we may be able to provide some additional nutrients and food groups to use with the software.


Many people have contributed to the food frequency questionnaire software. With thanks to: Amit Bhaniani, Adam Dickinson, Nita Forouhi, Rupesh Ghelani, Anthony Khawaja, Robert Luben, Stuart Meacham, Angela Mulligan, Jamal Natour, Laura O'Connor, David Parry-Smith, Eliza Sellen, Wing Wong


Software for EPIC-FFQ project was funded by the MRC Population Health Services Research Network (PHSRN). Database development and curation was funded by Cancer Research UK and MRC programme grant and the MRC Centre for Nutritional Epidemiology in Cancer Prevention and Survival


Please acknowledge the EPIC-Norfolk Study in your publications as follows:

"The authors would like to acknowledge the contribution of the staff and participants of the EPIC-Norfolk Study. EPIC-Norfolk is supported by the Medical Research Council programme grants (G0401527,G1000143) and Cancer Research UK programme grant (C864/A8257)"

References and further reading

You will find references and further reading here.


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Last updated: 10 March 2017

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