Table 3

Under-report and Over-report for Waist Circumference and/or BMI (allowing for error margin*)
Waist Circumference Status
BMI Status Under-report (n) Correct (n) Over-report (n) Total
Under-report 1# 21# 1# 23
Correct 25# 219 3# 247
Over-report 1# 6# 0# 7
Total 27 246 4 277

*Under-report and Over-report categories include allowances for 2 kg and 2 cm margins of error.

Notes for table: # represents participants who either under-reported or over-reported at least one of BMI or waist circumference.

Hernan et al.

Hernan et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:510   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-510

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