Reliability and validity of self-reported height and weight among high school students.
- Published Article
Journal of Adolescent Health
- Publication Date
Apr 01, 2003
Self-reported height, weight, and BMI calculated from these values were highly reliable but were discrepant from measured height, weight, and BMIs calculated from measured values. BMIs based on self-reported height and weight values therefore underestimate the prevalence of overweight in adolescent populations.
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