Estimates of obesity based on self-report versus direct measures - ARCHIVED
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Based on a representative sample of the Canadian population, this article quantifies the bias resulting from the use of self-reported rather than directly measured height, weight and body mass index. The analysis is based on 4,567 respondents to the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey, who provided self-reported values for height and weight and were then measured.
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