Table 1

Mean (± SD) self-reported and measured anthropometric measurements and their differences in men and women of the study 1 and study 2.

Self-reported

Measured

Difference


Study 1

Men (N = 245)

Weight (kg)

86.85 ± 17.73

87.00 ± 18.86

0.15 ± 3.27

Height (cm)

176.77 ± 6.72

175.60 ± 6.90

-1.17 ± 2.3

BMI (kg/m2)

27.73 ± 5.02

28.17 ± 5.54

0.43 ± 1.37

Women (N = 372)

Weight (kg)

69.98 ± 14.99

70.61 ± 16.62

0.62 ± 2.79

Height (cm)

163.38 ± 6.59

162.18 ± 6.46

-1.20 ± 2.21*

BMI (kg/m2)

26.23 ± 5.43

26.88 ± 5.87

0.65 ± 1.36

Study 2

Men (N = 26)

Weight (kg)

80.35 ± 10.83

80.86 ± 11.36

0.51 ± 1.28

Height (cm)

175.17 ± 6.84

176.88 ± 6.72

1.71 ± 1.91

BMI (kg/m2)

26.21 ± 3.39

25.88 ± 3.63

-0.32 ± 0.57

Women (N = 52)

Weight (kg)

64.96 ± 14.34

65.93 ± 16.17

0.96 ± 4.44

Height (cm)

161.42 ± 6.51

163.12 ± 6.78

1.70 ± 1.69

BMI (kg/m2)

24.97 ± 5.53

24.86 ± 6.42

-0.11 ± 2.17


*Significantly different from the self-reported value, p < 0.05.

Paradis et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:27   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-27

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