Self-reported and measured BMI in Ireland: should we adjust the obesity thresholds?
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- Madden, D., 2013. "Self-Reported and Measured BMI in Ireland: Should We Adjust the Obesity Thresholds?," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 13/04, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
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KeywordsBody mass index; Receiver operating characteristic; Sensitivity; Specificity;
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- NEP-HEA-2013-03-02 (Health Economics)
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