Bias in self-reported estimates of obesity in Canadian health surveys: An update on correction equations for adults - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100311533


This study compares the bias in self-reported height, weight and body mass index in the 2008 and 2005 Canadian Community Health Surveys and the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey. The feasibility of using correction equations to adjust self-reported 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey values to more closely approximate measured values is assessed.

Issue Number: 2011003
Author(s): Connor Gorber, Sarah; Janssen, Ian; Shields, Margot; Tremblay, Mark S.

Main Product: Health Reports

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