Obesity estimates for children based on parent-reported versus direct measures - ARCHIVED
Articles and reports: 82-003-X201100311534
Using data from the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey, this study investigates the bias that exists when height, weight and body mass index are based on parent-reported values. Factors associated with reporting error are used to establish the feasibility of developing correction equations to adjust parent-reported estimates.
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