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Accuracy of self-reported waist and hip measurements in 4492 EPIC-Oxford participants.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the accuracy of self-reported waist and hip circumferences and the waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) by comparison with measured waist and hip circumferences and WHR in a sample of middle-aged men and women. DESIGN: Analysis of measured and self-reported waist and hip data from participants in the Oxford cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Oxford). PARTICIPANTS: Four thousand four hundred and ninety-two British men and women aged 35-76...

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10.1079/phn2004600

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
Public health nutrition
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
723-727
Publication date:
2004-09-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:11fc5287-ddc7-40b3-b4ba-66f7fc205be3
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13264
Local pid:
pubs:13264

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