Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 19th, 2003
According to recent research from the United States and China, "Increasingly, researchers and health specialists are obtaining information on chronic illnesses from self-reports. This study validates self-reports of two major health conditions, hypertension and diabetes, based on a recent survey in Taiwan (SEBAS 2000)."
"These data, based on a large, nationally representative sample of respondents aged 54 and older, include both self-reported health information and a physical examination," stated Noreen Goldman at Princeton...
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