Table 2

Mean (SD) measured and self-reported anthropometrics, the mean differences (SD) and the p-value of the paired t-test for all 1298 subjects

Anthropometrics

Measured

Self-reported

Difference

p-value


Body weight (kg)

92.7 (14.0)

91.3 (13.8)

1.4 (1.9)

<0.001

Body height (cm)

177.0 (9.1)

177.7 (9.2)

-0.7 (1.5)

<0.001

BMI (kg/m2)

29.5 (3.4)

28.9 (3.3)

0.7 (0.8)

<0.001

WC (cm)*

101.8 (9.7)

102.9 (9.8)

-1.1 (4.0)

<0.001


* 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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