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Table 3 Intra-observer results for weight and length/height measurements by individual observers

From: Reliability of routinely collected anthropometric measurements in primary care

Observer 0 to < 2 years 2 to 18 years
  WEIGHT WEIGHT
TEM (kg) %TEM R TEM (kg) %TEM R
Pediatric Clinics
 Research assistant 1 0.06 0.72% 0.9987 0.15 0.51% 0.9997
 Primary care nurse 1 0.04 0.46% 0.9993 0.20 1.03% 0.9991
 Research assistant 2     0.09 0.48% 0.9998
 Primary care nurse 2     0.12 0.56% 0.9998
Family Medicine Clinic
 Research assistant 3 0.02 0.20% 0.9998 0.18 0.90% 0.9977
 Primary care nurse 3 0.02 0.26% 0.9997 0.10 0.51% 0.9991
  LENGTH HEIGHT
TEM (cm) %TEM R TEM (cm) %TEM R
Pediatric Clinics
 Research assistant1 0.43 0.60% 0.9958 0.53 0.34% 0.9993
 Primary care nurse 1 0.63 0.91% 0.9863 0.47 0.42% 0.9992
 Research assistant 2     0.34 0.30% 0.9997
 Primary care nurse 2     0.46 0.41% 0.9993
Family Medicine Clinic
 Research assistant3 0.06 0.35% 0.9976 0.21 0.19% 0.9996
 Primary care nurse 3 0.45 0.62% 0.9915 0.38 0.33% 0.9987