Relationship between questionnaire data and medical records of height, weight and body mass index.

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Although some studies have analysed the accuracy of self-reported weight and height data in survey studies, no attention has been paid to the accuracy of the body mass index (BMI, kg/m2), derived from these data and often considered as a reliable indirect estimate of relative body weight. Based on data from about 3400 participants in a study, questionnaire… (More)

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@article{KuskowskaWolk1992RelationshipBQ, title={Relationship between questionnaire data and medical records of height, weight and body mass index.}, author={A Kuskowska-Wolk and Roger Bergstr{\"o}m and Gustaf Bostr{\"o}m}, journal={International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity}, year={1992}, volume={16 1}, pages={1-9} }