Table A
Regression equations for correcting parent-reported values of height (cm) and weight (kg), generated from split-sample A, household population aged 6 to 11, Canada, 2007 to 2009

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  Regression coefficient (B) 95% confidence interval Standardized regression coefficient (beta)
from to
Height
End-digit preference
Yes
1.27 -1.62 4.15 0.04
No
Parent-reported height (cm)
0.71* 0.61 0.81 0.87
Intercept
41.24      
Model information
R2=0.74
Weight
Sex
Boys
Girls
0.41 -0.26 1.08 0.02
Hours of physical activity per week
7 or fewer
2.08* 0.89 3.26 0.06
8 to 14
0.74 -0.01 1.50 0.04
15 or more
Parent-reported height (cm)
0.07* 0.01 0.13 0.11
Parent-reported weight (kg)
0.94* 0.85 1.02 0.89
Intercept
-7.19      
Model information
R2=0.92
reference category
* significantly different from estimate for reference category/from 0 (continuous variable) (p < 0.05)
... not applicable
Note: Dependent variable is measured height/weight.
Source: 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey.