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Measurement Error in Dietary Data: Implications for the Epidemiologic Study of the Diet-Disease Relationship

Citation

Paeratakul, Sahasporn; Popkin, Barry M.; Kohlmeier, Lenore; Hertz-Picciotto, Irva; Guo, Xuguang; & Edwards, Lloyd J. (1998). Measurement Error in Dietary Data: Implications for the Epidemiologic Study of the Diet-Disease Relationship. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 52(10), 722-7.

Abstract

Objectives: To examine the effect of measurement error in dietary data on the relationship between diet and body mass index (BMI). To correct for the effect of measurement error on diet-BMI association by using replicate measurements of diet. The effect of measurement error on diet--BMI relationship was simulated, and its implications are discussed.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ejcn.1600633

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Author(s)

Paeratakul, Sahasporn
Popkin, Barry M.
Kohlmeier, Lenore
Hertz-Picciotto, Irva
Guo, Xuguang
Edwards, Lloyd J.

Year Published

1998

Volume Number

52

Issue Number

10

Pages

722-7

Reference ID

1328