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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
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author

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Europe Against Programme of the Commission of the European Communities More from this funder
Imperial Cancer Research Fund More from this funder
Medical Research Council More from this funder
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
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2010-11-17

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