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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). SUBJE...

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10.1079/phn2001322

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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:
5
Issue:
4
Pages:
561-565
Publication date:
2002-08-05
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:bcd058b5-7ddf-41df-8b37-71f1ff1f793e
Source identifiers:
30515
Local pid:
pubs:30515

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