Percentage distribution of population, by body mass index (BMI) category and sex, based on self-reported, measured and corrected data for full 2007 to 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey, household population aged 18 to 79, Canada
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|Based on 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey||Based on 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey|
|%||95% confidence interval||%||95% confidence interval||%||95% confidence interval||%||95% confidence interval|
|p-value Chi-squared test†||p=0.00||p=0.00||p=0.23|
|p-value Chi-squared test†||p=0.00||p=0.00||p=0.17|
* significantly different from measured estimate (p < 0.05)
† result of Chi-squared test comparing self-reported/corrected BMI distribution with measured distribution
E use with caution
Note: Measured estimates are based on the 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey subsample. Self-reported and corrected estimates are based on the full 2007 to 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey sample.
Sources: 2007 to 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey (full sample); 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey (subsample).
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