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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

SELF REPORTED WEIGHT

Women underreport their weight by about 3 pounds

Depressed women underreport their weight by an average of 3.2 pounds, whereas non-depressed women underreport their weight by an average of 2.6 pounds according to a study from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Both depressed and non-depressed women were accurate in reporting their height, underreporting their height by a fraction of an inch. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jul 30, 2008 12:12 pm | [0] comments

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

SELF-REPORTED WEIGHT

Men and women overestimate their height and underestimate their weight

Men and women overestimate how tall they are and underestimate how much they weigh according to a study from Italy.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, May 08, 2007 1:38 am | [0] comments

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

SELF-REPORTED HEIGHT AND WEIGHT

Self-reported height and weight surprisingly accurate

People underreported their weight by an average of 1.2 pounds and overreported their height by an average of 0.3 inches according to a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jan 23, 2007 12:29 am | [0] comments

SELF-REPORTED HEIGHT AND WEIGHT

Men and women underreport weight by about 4 lbs

Men underreported their weight by 3.5 pounds, whereas women underreported their weight by 4 pounds according to a study from Malmo University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Jan 23, 2007 12:25 am | [0] comments
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