Estimates of the heights and weights of family members: accuracy of informant reports

@article{Reed1998EstimatesOT,
  title={Estimates of the heights and weights of family members: accuracy of informant reports},
  author={Dr Sylvia K. Reed and R. Price},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={827-835}
}
OBJECTIVE: Information about the accuracy of family informant estimates of height and weight should assist investigators in evaluating the costs and benefits of using this type of data in genetic study designs.DESIGN AND METHOD: To assess the accuracy of family informant estimates, 374 first-degree relatives from 94 Caucasian families, gave estimates about the heights and weights of their first degree relatives. These estimates were compared with measured heights and weights to determine their… CONTINUE READING

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