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...Expand abstract
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- The full-text of this article is not currently available in ORA, but you may be able to access the article via the publisher copy link on this record page. Citation: Spencer, E. A. et al. (2002). 'Validity of self-reported height and weight in 4808 EPIC-Oxford participants', Public Health Nutrition 5(4), 561-565. [Available at http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=PHN].
Validity of self-reported height and weight in 4808 EPIC-Oxford participants
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