Validation of self-reported anthropometrics in the Adventist Health Study 2

@inproceedings{BesRastrollo2011ValidationOS,
  title={Validation of self-reported anthropometrics in the Adventist Health Study 2},
  author={Maira Bes-Rastrollo and Joan Sabat{\'e} and Karen Jaceldo-Siegl and Gary E Fraser},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Relying on self-reported anthropometric data is often the only feasible way of studying large populations. In this context, there are no studies assessing the validity of anthropometrics in a mostly vegetarian population. The objective of this study was to evaluate the validity of self-reported anthropometrics in the Adventist Health Study 2 (AHS-2). METHODS We selected a representative sample of 911 participants of AHS-2, a cohort of over 96,000 adult Adventists in the USA and… CONTINUE READING

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