The feasibility of establishing correction factors to adjust self-reported estimates of obesity - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-003-X200800310680


This study examines the feasibility of developing correction factors to adjust self-reported measures of body mass index to more closely approximate measured values. Data are from the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey, in which respondents were asked to report their height and weight, and were subsequently measured.

Issue Number: 2008003
Author(s): Connor Gorber, Sarah; McDowell, Ian; Shields, Margot; Tremblay, Mark

Main Product: Health Reports

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