Table 3

Comparison between self-reported (S) and objectively measured (M) weight status and dietary intake
N S§ M S – M # # #
μ (SD) μ (SD) μ (SD) Over Under Same
Weight Status (males and females)
 Height (cm) 139 168.90 (10.02) 169.05 (9.38) −0.15 (4.81) 63 48 29
 Weight (kg) 139 61.84 (12.72) 64.18 (13.33) −2.34 (3.51) 18 110 12
 Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 139 21.59 (3.48) 22.35 (3.60) −0.76 (1.87) 16 82 42
Weight Status (males only)
 Height (cm) 74 173.97 (9.29) 174.07 (8.88) −0.14 (5.17) 36 22 16
 Weight (kg) 74 65.71 (13.09) 67.68 (13.98) −1.96 (4.11) 12 55 7
 Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 74 21.65 (3.68) 22.24 (3.76) −0.60 (1.97) 11 41 22
Weight Status (females only)
 Height (cm) 65 163.50 (7.95) 163.69 (6.72) −0.26 (4.46) 27 25 13
 Weight (kg) 65 57.55 (10.75) 60.30 (11.35) −2.82 (2.69) 5 55 5
 Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 65 21.47 (3.26) 22.42 (3.44) −1.00 (1.77) 4 41 20
Dietary Intake
 Meat and alternatives (0–5 servings) 178 1.96 (0.95) 1.81 (1.11) 0.15 (1.15) 61 22 95
 Fruits and vegetables (0–9 servings) 178 3.49 (2.31) 3.46 (2.38) 0.03 (2.26) 55 47 76
 Milk and alternatives (0–6 servings) 178 2.57 (1.46) 2.26 (1.46) 0.31 (1.37) 65 38 75
 Grain products (0–9 servings) 178 3.44 (1.88) 4.49 (2.20) −1.05 (2.12) 29 87 62
Meeting Food Guide Recommendation
 Meat and alternatives a 178 0.47 (0.50) 0.40 (0.49) 0.07 (0.52) 30 18 130
 Fruits and vegetables b 178 0.10 (0.29) 0.08 (0.27) 0.02 (0.27) 8 5 165
 Milk and alternatives c 178 0.48 (0.50) 0.37 (0.48) 0.11 (0.48) 31 12 135
 Grain products d 178 0.11 (0.31) 0.24 (0.43) −0.13 (0.41) 5 28 145

§ Self-reported measure at Time 2.

Values were rounded to 0 decimal places (i.e., 21.59 = 22).

a ≥2 servings for females, ≥3 servings for males.

b ≥7 servings for females, ≥8 servings for males.

c ≥3 servings for females and males.

d ≥6 servings for females, ≥7 servings for males.

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