Validity of self-reported weight and height among Saudi school children and adolescents.

@article{Abalkhail2002ValidityOS,
  title={Validity of self-reported weight and height among Saudi school children and adolescents.},
  author={Bahaa A. Abalkhail and Sherine Shawky and Nadia K Soliman},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={831-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the relationship between self-reported weight and height to actual weight and height in a cross-sectional representative sample of school students in Jeddah City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its relation to selected socio-economic and socio-demographic factors. Also to evaluate the validity of self-reported weight and height measurements. METHODS Data was collected from a sample of Saudi school students in Jeddah City, KSA from 42 boys' schools and 42 girls' schools… CONTINUE READING
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