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Validity of self-reported height and weight among adolescents: the importance of reporting capability

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Research Methodology, June 2013
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Title
Validity of self-reported height and weight among adolescents: the importance of reporting capability
Published in
BMC Medical Research Methodology, June 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2288-13-85
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Authors

Mette Rasmussen, Bjørn E Holstein, Ole Melkevik, Mogens Trab Damsgaard

Abstract

This study proposes a new approach for investigating bias in self-reported data on height and weight among adolescents by studying the relevance of participants' self-reported response capability. The objectives were 1) to estimate the prevalence of students with high and low self-reported response capability for weight and height in a self-administrated questionnaire survey among 11--15 year old Danish adolescents, 2) to estimate the proportion of missing values on self-reported height and weight in relation to capability for reporting height and weight, and 3) to investigate the extent to which adolescents' response capability is of importance for the accuracy and precision of self-reported height and weight. Also, the study investigated the impact of students' response capability on estimating prevalence rates of overweight.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 3%
Canada 1 3%
Unknown 33 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 8 23%
Researcher 5 14%
Student > Bachelor 4 11%
Professor 4 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 9%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 8 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 8 23%
Psychology 4 11%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 9%
Sports and Recreations 3 9%
Social Sciences 3 9%
Other 3 9%
Unknown 11 31%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 July 2013.
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#2,494,491
of 5,036,908 outputs
Outputs from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#372
of 606 outputs
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#43,674
of 94,094 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Medical Research Methodology
#15
of 23 outputs
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