Validity of self-reported waist and hip circumferences in men and women.

@article{Rimm1990ValidityOS,
  title={Validity of self-reported waist and hip circumferences in men and women.},
  author={Eric B. Rimm and Meir Jonathan Stampfer and Graham A. Colditz and Christopher G. Chute and L B Litin and Walter C Willett},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={1 6},
  pages={466-73}
}
Recent epidemiologic evidence indicates an association between fat distribution and many diseases. To assess the validity of circumference measurements obtained by self-report, the authors analyzed data from 123 men aged 40-75 years and 140 women aged 41-65 years, drawn from two large ongoing prospective studies. On mailed questionnaires, subjects were asked to measure and record their weight and waist and hip circumferences. These data were compared with standardized measurements taken… CONTINUE READING
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