Validity of self-reported height, weight, and body mass index of the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey questionnaire.

@article{Bae2010ValidityOS,
  title={Validity of self-reported height, weight, and body mass index of the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey questionnaire.},
  author={Jisuk Bae and Hyojee Joung and Jong Yeon Kim and Kyoung Nam Kwon and Yoonjung Kim and Soon Woo Park},
  journal={Journal of preventive medicine and public health = Yebang Uihakhoe chi},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={396-402}
}
OBJECTIVES Self-reported anthropometric values, such as height and weight, are used to calculate body mass index (BMI) and assess the prevalence of obesity among adolescents. The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity of self-reported height, weight, and BMI of the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey questionnaire. METHODS A convenience sample of 137 middle school students and 242 high school students completed a self-administered questionnaire in 2008. Body height and weight… CONTINUE READING

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