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Volume 4: No. 3, July 2007

ORIGINAL RESEARCH
Computer-Administered Screening of Reproductive-Aged Women for Diabetes Risk in Primary Care Settings, Feasibility and Acceptability of Such Screening, and Validity of Risk Assessments Based on Self-Reported Weight

Category Frequency Percent
Under report > 5 lbs 62 26.8%
Under report 2-5 lbs 26 11.3%
Under report < 2 lbs 32 13.9%
Accurate report 37 16.0%
Over report < 2 lbs 27 11.7%
Over report 2-5 lbs 19 8.2%
Over report > 5 lbs 28 12.1%

Figure: Accuracy of self-reported weight ascertained by scale-measured weight.

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