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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 492410, 7 pages
Research Article

A Comparison between Atlantic Canadian and National Correction Equations to Improve the Accuracy of Self-Reported Obesity Estimates in Atlantic Canada

1School of Nursing, Memorial University, St. John's, NL, Canada A1B 3V6
2Surveillance and Epidemiology Unit, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 2Y9
3Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9

Received 10 September 2012; Accepted 9 November 2012

Academic Editor: Yvon Chagnon

Copyright © 2012 Cynthia L. Murray et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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