Change in bias in self-reported body mass index in Australia between 1995 and 2008 and the evaluation of correction equations

@inproceedings{Hayes2011ChangeIB,
  title={Change in bias in self-reported body mass index in Australia between 1995 and 2008 and the evaluation of correction equations},
  author={Alison Hayes and Philip Clarke and Thomas Lung},
  booktitle={Population health metrics},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Many studies have documented the bias in body mass index (BMI) determined from self-reported data on height and weight, but few have examined the change in bias over time. METHODS Using data from large, nationally-representative population health surveys, we examined change in bias in height and weight reporting among Australian adults between 1995 and 2008. Our study dataset included 9,635 men and women in 1995 and 9,141 in 2007-2008. We investigated the determinants of the bias… CONTINUE READING
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