How valid are self-reported height and weight? A comparison between CATI self-report and clinic measurements using a large cohort study.

@article{Taylor2006HowVA,
  title={How valid are self-reported height and weight? A comparison between CATI self-report and clinic measurements using a large cohort study.},
  author={Anne W Taylor and Eleonora Dal Grande and Tiffany K. Gill and C R Chittleborough and David A. H. Wilson and Robert J. Adams and Janet F Grant and Patrick J J Phillips and Sarah L Appleton and Richard E. Ruffin},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={238-46}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between self-reported and clinical measurements for height and weight in adults aged 18 years and over and to determine the bias associated with using household telephone surveys. METHOD A representative population sample of adults aged 18 years and over living in the north-west region of Adelaide (n = 1,537) were recruited to the biomedical cohort study in 2002/03. A computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) system was used to collect self-reported… CONTINUE READING

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