Accuracy of Self-Reported Height and Weight in Children Aged 6 to11 Years Full Text
Preventing Chronic Disease, 07/17/2012
Beck J et al. – As hypothesized, results suggested that as children age their ability to report a reasonable or accurate estimate of their height and weight improves. Children underestimate their weight, leading to erroneous obesity prevalence estimates, and the magnitude of underestimation increases with the degree of adiposity.