The validity of self-report weight and height as a surrogate method for direct measurement
NLM Title Abbreviation
Appl Nurs Res
Applied Nursing Research
DOI of Published Version
Bland-Altman analysis used to determine the extent of bias, agreement, and precision between self-report and the "gold standard" of actual weight and height measurement revealed significant discrepancies between methods. Use of self-report data by health care providers and researchers should be made based on the clinical situation, patient safety, and research goals.
Published Article/Book Citation
Applied Nursing Research, : (2010) pp.-. DOI:10.1016/j.apnr.2010.06.001.