The accuracy of self-reported weight by overweight and obese women in an outpatient setting.

@article{Rossouw2001TheAO,
  title={The accuracy of self-reported weight by overweight and obese women in an outpatient setting.},
  author={Katja Rossouw and Marthinus Senekal and Ivan Stander},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={19-26}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the accuracy of self-reported weight of overweight and obese women and characterisation of under-, correct- and over-reporters based on a number of related variables. DESIGN Weight was self-reported before entering the study. At baseline, actual weight was recorded, and demographic, health, nutritional, psychological and physical activity questionnaires were completed. SETTING A hospital outpatient department. SUBJECTS Participants were 131 women aged 18-64 years… CONTINUE READING

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