From: Accuracy of anthropometric measurements by general practitioners in overweight and obese patients
Normal/Underweight (n = 237) | p-value for difference in mean error | Overweight (n = 174) | p-value for difference in mean error | Obese (n = 98) | p-value for difference in mean error | p-value for difference in mean error among the three groups | |
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Weight [kg] | 0.36 (1.34) | <0.001 | 0.44 (1.21) | <0.001 | 0.37 (1.19) | 0.003 | 0.81 |
Height [cm] | 0.07 (0.58) | 0.06 | 0.04 (1.00) | 0.59 | 0.07 (0.72) | 0.34 | 0.31 |
BMI [kg/m^{2}] | 0.21 (1.78) | 0.07 | 0.49 (2.28) | 0.05 | 0.22 (1.70) | 0.21 | 0.31 |
Waist circ [cm] | 3.17 (5.78) | <0.001 | 2.26 (4.34) | <0.001 | 2.07 (5.03) | <0.001 | 0.10 |
Hip circ [cm] | 0.49 (5.36) | 0.16 | 0.53 (6.07) | 0.25 | 0.32 (4.12) | 0.44 | 0.14 |
WHR | 3.95 (7.82) | <0.001 | 2.40 (12.84) | 0.02 | 1.92 (6.75) | 0.01 | 0.13 |