Comparison of bias resulting from two methods of self-reporting height and weight: a validation study

@inproceedings{Scribani2014ComparisonOB,
  title={Comparison of bias resulting from two methods of self-reporting height and weight: a validation study},
  author={Melissa B. Scribani and Jessica M. Shelton and David Chapel and Nicole Krupa and Lynae Wyckoff and Paul C. Jenkins},
  booktitle={JRSM open},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVES To contrast the validity of two modes of self-reported height and weight data. DESIGN Subjects' self-reported height and weight by mailed survey without expectation of subsequent measurement. Subjects were later offered a physical exam, where they self-reported their height and weight again, just prior to measurement. Regression equations to predict actual from self-reported body mass index (BMI) were fitted for both sets of self-reported values. Residual analyses assessed bias… CONTINUE READING

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