Bias in self-reported height and weight

09/17/2013 | Journal of Adolescent Health

Body mass index (BMI) based on self-reported height and weight is typically underestimated by adolescents. The two-method measurement design offers a strategy for improving BMI estimates in studies primarily relying on self-reported height and weight data when resources for collecting measured data in a full cohort are unavailable. (Full-text access is time limited.)

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