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Accuracy of self-reported waist and hip measurements in 4492 EPIC-Oxford participants

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Objective: To assess the accuracy of self-reported waist and hip circumferences and the waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) by comparison with measured waist and hip circumferences and WHR in a sample of middle-aged men and women. Design: Analysis of measured and self-reported waist and hip data from participants in the Oxford cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Oxford). Participants: Four thousand four hundred and ninety-two British men and women aged 35-76 ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1079/PHN2004600

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Institution:
"Cancer Research UK", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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"Cancer Research UK", "University of Oxford"
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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"Cancer Research UK", "University of Oxford"
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Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public Health Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
723-727
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
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English
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2010-11-16

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