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Height and Weight Bias: The Influence of Time

  • Frances Shiely mail,

    f.shiely@ucc.ie

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork, Cork City, Ireland

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  • Kevin Hayes,

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Limerick, Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland

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  • Ivan J. Perry,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork, Cork City, Ireland

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  • C. Cecily Kelleher

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Sciences, University College Dublin, Dublin City, Ireland

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  • Published: January 23, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054386

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 25 Jan 2013 at 23:38 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Boston.com
Title: “Most people lie about their weight: study - Lifestyle - Boston.com”
http://www.boston.com/lif...

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “Self-reported BMI bias estimates increasing due to weight bias, not weight loss”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

Publication: LifeHacker
Title: “Yes, You Are Heavier Than You Think | Lifehacker Australia”
http://www.lifehacker.com...

Publication: Los Angeles Times
Title: “Gap widens between actual weight and people's imagined weight - latimes.com”
http://www.latimes.com/he...

Publication: My Health News Daily
Title: “The scale doesn't lie but we do ... to ourselves - TODAY Health”
http://todayhealth.today....

Publication: My Health News Daily
Title: “People Underestimate Weight, Research Suggests | MyHealthNewsDaily.com”
http://www.myhealthnewsda...

Publication: The Conversation
Title: “Weight fibs distorting reported obesity rates”
http://theconversation.ed...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

Competing interests declared: PLOS ONE Staff

RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 01 Feb 2013 at 23:23 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: New Zealand Herald
Title: “We're fatter than we care to admit - Life & Style - NZ Herald News”
http://www.nzherald.co.nz...

Publication: NY Daily News
Title: “Both men and women fib about their weight -- and overestimate their height: study - NY Daily News”
http://www.nydailynews.co...

Publication: Mother Nature Network
Title: “Truth & BMI: People fudge on weight and height | MNN - Mother Nature Network”
http://www.mnn.com/health...

Publication: Boston.com
Title: “Most people lie about their weight: study - Lifestyle - Boston.com”
http://www.boston.com/lif...

Publication: LifeHacker
Title: “Yes, You Are Heavier Than You Think | Lifehacker Australia”
http://www.lifehacker.com...

Publication: The Conversation
Title: “Weight fibs distorting reported obesity rates”
http://theconversation.ed...

Publication: My Health News Daily
Title: “The scale doesn't lie but we do ... to ourselves - TODAY Health”
http://todayhealth.today....

Publication: Los Angeles Times
Title: “Gap widens between actual weight and people's imagined weight - latimes.com”
http://www.latimes.com/he...

Publication: My Health News Daily
Title: “People Underestimate Weight, Research Suggests | MyHealthNewsDaily.com”
http://www.myhealthnewsda...

Publication: Eureka Alert
Title: “Self-reported BMI bias estimates increasing due to weight bias, not weight loss”
http://www.eurekalert.org...

If you see any additional coverage of this paper in the press or blogosphere, please reply to this thread and add the link to the article.

Competing interests declared: PLOS One Staff