Validity of self-reported height and weight in a Japanese workplace population

@article{Wada2005ValidityOS,
  title={Validity of self-reported height and weight in a Japanese workplace population},
  author={Keita Wada and Koji Tamakoshi and T. Tsunekawa and Rei Otsuka and Hui-ying Zhang and Chisato Murata and Nobue Nagasawa and Kei Matsushita and Kenkichi Sugiura and Hiroshi Yatsuya and Hideaki Toyoshima},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={1093-1099}
}
OBJECTIVE:To assess the validity of self-reported height and weight in a Japanese workplace population, and to examine factors associated with the validity of self-reported weight.DESIGN:Comparison of self-reported height and weight with independent measurement.SUBJECTS:In total, 4253 men and 1148 women aged 35–64 y (mean measured body mass index (BMI): 23.3 kg/m2 in men, 21.9 kg/m2 in women) were included in the study.MEASUREMENTS:Self-reported height and weight were obtained by a self… CONTINUE READING
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