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Table 5 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
Females (N = 217) Parent Report Child Report Parent Report Child Report Both Reportsc Parent Report Child Report Both Reportsc
Body mass index
 RMSE 2.05 2.15 1.72 1.92 1.78 1.86 1.97 1.82
Sensitivity
 Obesea, % 85.0 70.0 90.0 85.0 85.0 85.0 65.0 85.0
 Overweight or obeseb, % 61.8 63.2 66.2 76.5 70.6 64.7 69.1 64.7
Specificity, %
 Obesea, % 98.5 98.5 98.5 97.0 96.5 98.5 98.0 98.0
 Overweight or obeseb, % 94.0 96.6 92.0 93.2 90.6 93.3 94.6 92.6
  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