Characteristics Associated with Differences in Reported Versus Measured Total CholesterolAmong Male Physicians

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We studied 4,543 male physicians to assess accuracy of self-reported cholesterol level. The rate of accurate reporting improved over 14 years (25% to 62%), while failing to report a cholesterol level decreased. Overweight, current or past smoking, and physical inactivity were significantly associated with not reporting or inaccurately reporting cholesterol… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10935-004-0991-z

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@article{Scranton2004CharacteristicsAW, title={Characteristics Associated with Differences in Reported Versus Measured Total CholesterolAmong Male Physicians}, author={Richard E. Scranton and Howard D. Sesso and Robert J Glynn and James W. Levenson and Margaret R. Stedman and David R. Gagnon and J. Michael Gaziano}, journal={Journal of Primary Prevention}, year={2004}, volume={26}, pages={51-61} }