Journal article

Measuring the accuracy of self-reported height and weight in a community-based sample of young people

Anna L Bowring, Anna Peeters, Rosanne Freak-Poli, Megan SC Lim, Maelenn Gouillou, Margaret Hellard

BMC Medical Research Methodology | BMC | Published : 2012


Funding Acknowledgements

MH receives funding from the NH & MRC; AP is supported by a VicHealth fellowship; RFP is supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award and a Monash/BakerIDI Departmental Scholarship; MSCL receives funding from an NH&MRC early career research fellowship. The 2011 survey was funded by the Victorian Department of Health. The authors gratefully acknowledge the contribution to this work of the Victorian Operational Infrastructure Support Program. The authors thank Bianca Fiebeger for allowing us to recruit at the Big Day Out music festival, the trained study recruiters, and the study participants. Showbag contents were donated by the Victorian Department of Justice, Marie Stopes International, Youth Projects, Hepatitis Victoria, Department of Health and Ageing, the Free Condom Project and Cadbury Schweppes.