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Table 3 Linear regression models for reporting error in weight, height, and BMI, 2007-2008 Australian NHS (population-weighted data)

From: Change in bias in self-reported body mass index in Australia between 1995 and 2008 and the evaluation of correction equations

  Weight error Height error BMI error
  Men and women
N = 9141
Men
N = 4567
Women
N = 4574
Men
N = 4567
Women
N = 4574
  β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE)
Constant -0.3428 (0.150)c -0.2201 (0.0196)a -0.2918 (0.0225)a -0.8088 (0.2537)b -0.2856 (0.1584)a
Age (years) -0.0152 (0.0029)a - - - -
Age for each year up to age 60 - 0.00023 (0.00005)a 0.00023 (0.00005)a -0.0130 (0.0026)a -0.0086 (0.0027)b
Age for each year beyond age 60 - 0.0010 (0.00013)a 0.0009 (0.00015)a -0.0311 (0.0067)a -0.0313 (0.0070)a
Female -0.2973 (0.0952)b - - - -
Self-reported height (meters) - 0.1225 (0.0109)a 0.1758 (0.0132)a - -
Self-reported BMI - - - 0.0310 (0.0095)b -
R-squared 0.0072 0.1064 0.1578 0.0392 0.0240
  1. a p < 0.001, b p < 0.01, c p < 0.05