Table 1

Average intra-class correlation coefficients (95% CI) for body weight, height, BMI and waist circumference in all 1298 subjects

Anthropometrics

ICC

95% CI


Body weight (kg)

1.00

0.99 to 1.00

Body height (cm)

0.99

0.99 to 0.99

BMI (kg/m2)

0.99

0.98 to 0.99

WC (cm)*

0.96

0.94 to 0.97


BMI = Body Mass Index; WC = waist circumference

* Results on WC are based on a sub-sample of 250 subjects (176 males and 74 females)

Dekkers et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2008 8:69   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-8-69

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