Table 3
Regression results for establishing correction equations for height, by sex, Full and Reduced Models generated from split-sample A, household population aged 18 years or older, 2005

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  Variable Coefficient 95% confidence interval
Men
Full Model Intercept 12.17* 5.6 to 18.8
R2=0.82 Self-reported height (centimetres) 0.93* 0.9 to 1.0
R2(adj)= 0.82 Aged 25 to 34 years -1.48* -2.4 to -0.5
Aged 35 to 44 years -0.43 -1.5 to 0.6
Aged 45 to 54 years -1.23* -2.3 to -0.1
Aged 55 to 64 years -2.44* -3.4 to -1.5
Aged 65 to 74 years -2.87* -4.1 to -1.6
Aged 75 years or older -2.84* -4.2 to -1.5
Dissatisfied with life 2.22* 0.3 to 4.1
Reduced Model Intercept 7.70* 0.7 to 14.7
R2= 0.81
R2(adj)= 0.81
Self-reported height (centimetres) 0.95* 0.9 to 1.0
Women
Full Model Intercept 14.85* 9.2 to 20.4
R2= 0.83 Self-reported height (centimetres) 0.91* 0.9 to 0.9
R2(adj) = 0.83 Aged 25 to 34 years -1.20* -2.0 to -0.4
Aged 35 to 44 years -0.87* -1.7 to -0.1
Aged 45 to 54 years -0.59 -1.6 to 0.4
Aged 55 to 64 years -1.34* -2.6 to -0.1
Aged 65 to 74 years -1.42* -2.4 to -0.5
Aged 75 years or older -3.79* -5.0 to -2.5
East or South East Asian -0.32 -1.8 to 1.2
Other ethnicity -0.73* -1.4 to -0.1
Activity limitation -0.66* -1.3 to 0.0
Reduced Model Intercept 8.05* 2.5 to 13.6
R2= 0.81
R2(adj) = 0.81
Self-reported height (centimetres) 0.95* 0.9 to 1.0
† reference group is ages 18 to 24 years
‡ reference group is White
* p<0.05
Note: Dependent variable is measured height.
Source: 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey.