Active (Opt-In) consent underestimates mean BMI-z and the prevalence of overweight and obesity compared to passive (Opt-Out) consent. Evidence from the healthy together Victoria and childhood obesity study

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Strugnell, C, Orellana, L, Hayward, J, Millar, Lynne ORCID: 0000-0001-8435-4735, Swinburn, B and Allender, S (2018) Active (Opt-In) consent underestimates mean BMI-z and the prevalence of overweight and obesity compared to passive (Opt-Out) consent. Evidence from the healthy together Victoria and childhood obesity study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15 (4). ISSN 1661-7827

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Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/37272
DOI https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15040747
Official URL https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/4/747
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Current > Division/Research > College of Health and Biomedicine
Keywords obesity prevalence; BMI; active consent; passive consent; non-participation bias; childhood; school
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