The validity of self-report weight and height as a surrogate method for direct measurement
Bland-Altman analysis used to determine the extent of bias, agreement, and precision between self-report and the "gold standard" of actual weight and height measurement revealed significant discrepancies between methods. Use of self-report data by health care providers and researchers should be made based on the clinical situation, patient safety, and research goals.
Yolanda M. Powell-Young. "The validity of self-report weight and height as a surrogate method for direct measurement" Applied Nursing Research (2010).
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