Self-reported birthweight and history of having been breastfed among younger women: an assessment of validity.

@article{Troy1996SelfreportedBA,
  title={Self-reported birthweight and history of having been breastfed among younger women: an assessment of validity.},
  author={Lisa M. Troy and Karin B. Michels and David J. Hunter and D Spiegelman and Joann E. Manson and Graham A. Colditz and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Walter C Willett},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={122-7}
}
BACKGROUND Recent evidence suggests potential associations between birthweight and infant feeding history and risk of a variety of health outcomes during adulthood. Because studies may rely on self-reported birthweight and infant feeding history, it is important to assess the validity of this information. METHODS The authors compared birthweights reported by a sample of 538 women, 27-44 years of age, participating in the Nurses' Healthy Study II (NHSII) cohort, with birthweights recalled by… CONTINUE READING

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