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Table 4 RMSE, sensitivity, and specificity of reported and corrected outcomes computed using leave-one-out-validation

From: Accuracy of BMI correction using multiple reports in children

  Raw reports Indirect Correctiond Direct Correctione
Males (N = 258) Parent Report Child Report Parent Report Child Report Both Reportsc Parent Report Child Report Both Reportsc
Body mass index
 RMSE 2.12 2.03 1.84 1.85 1.82 2.09 1.97 1.92
Sensitivity
 Obesea, % 71.0 71.0 83.9 74.2 77.4 67.7 71.0 71.0
 Overweight or obeseb, % 84.6 81.5 83.1 83.1 81.5 80.0 76.9 81.5
Specificityb
 Obesea, % 98.7 99.1 98.7 98.7 99.1 99.1 99.6 99.1
 Overweight or obeseb, % 92.2 93.8 92.7 94.3 93.3 93.8 94.8 93.8
  1. RMSE root mean-squared error, BMI body mass index; a BMI ≥95 percentile for age and gender; b BMI ≥85 percentile for age and gender; c model includes child and parent reports; d separate models for height, weight; e single model for BMI