The validity of self-reported vs. measured body weight and height and the effect of self-perception


GÖKLER M. E. , Bugrul N., Sari A. O. , METİNTAŞ S.

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.14, no.1, pp.174-181, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/aoms.2016.61401
  • Journal Name: ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.174-181
  • Keywords: validity, self-reported, weight, height, self-perception, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, OBESITY, ADOLESCENTS, OVERWEIGHT, STUDENTS, CHILDREN, PREVALENCE, BIAS
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: The objective was to assess the validity of self-reported body weight and height and the possible influence of self-perception of body mass index (BMI) status on the actual BMI during the adolescent period.