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Evidence Brief: Comparing self/proxy report versus direct measures of height, weight, and BMI in 0-18 year olds

This evidence summary examines current research in evaluating the effectiveness and accuracy of self-reporting versus proxy reporting in height, weight and BMI in the children and adolescent population.

Resource Information

Date

March 1, 2015

Author

Public Health Ontario

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Community-at-large, Home

Age

Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)

Topic

Healthy Weight | Obesity

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Provincial (Ontario)

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