Self-Reported and Measured BMI in Ireland: Should We Adjust the Obesity Thresholds?
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- David (David Patrick) Madden, 2013. "Self-reported and measured BMI in Ireland: should we adjust the obesity thresholds?," Working Papers 201301, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
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Keywordsbody mass index; receiver operating characteristic; sensitivity; specificity;
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