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Table 7 Results (regression coefficients [b] and 95% confidence intervals [95% CI]) of multivariate regression analyses for sex, age, BMI status, SES, measured weight, measured height, measured WC and health-related factors in relation to differences (bias) between measured and self-reported BMI, body weight, body height and WC1

From: Accuracy of self-reported body weight, height and waist circumference in a Dutch overweight working population

  Bias BMI Bias body weight Bias body height Bias WC
  b 95% CI b 95% CI b 95% CI b 95% CI
Intercept 2.80 1.89, 3.71 2.73 0.57, 4.89 -0.61 -0.71, -0.50 -39.13 -56.13, -22.12
Sex        -3.35 -4.84, -1.86
BMI status      -0.30 -0.47, -0.12   
SES -0.14 -0.23, -0.05 -0.39 -0.60, -0.18     
Measured weight (kg) 0.02 0.01, 0.02 0.03 0.02, 0.04    -0.25 -0.34, -0.16
Measured height (m) -0.02 -0.03, -0.01 -0.02 -0.04, -0.01    15.08 5.15, 25.01
Measured WC (cm)        0.36 0.26, 0.46
Smoking    -0.30* -0.60, -0.01     
  1. 1 Only the significant variables are being displayed;* p < 0.05; † p < 0.01; ‡ p < 0.001