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Validity of self-reported height and weight in 4808 EPIC-Oxford participants

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Objective: To assess the validity of self-reported height and weight by comparison with measured height and weight in a sample of middle-aged men and women, and to determine the extent of misclassification of body mass index (BMI) arising from differences between self-reported and measured values. Design: Analysis of self-reported and measured height and weight data from participants in the Oxford cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Oxford). Subjec...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1079/PHN2001322

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public Health Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
4
Pages:
561-565
Publication date:
2002-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:2454d22b-8cf7-4c21-8af1-25d39a37378d
Local pid:
ora:4453
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English
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