Equipping the community to measure children's height : the reliability of portable instruments.
To compare (1) the reliability of two expensive and two inexpensive measuring instruments, suitable for use in the community and (2) the reliability of experienced compared with inexperienced observers.
Design- (1) Ten children aged 5-12 years were each measured three times blindly, and in random order, by two experienced observers using four different portable instruments. (2) Four groups of four children aged 5-11 years were each measured three times blindly, and in random order by four experienced and one inexperienced measurer, using two different portable instruments.
Mots-clés Pascal : Taille corporelle, Biométrie corporelle, Enfant, Homme, Milieu scolaire, Etude comparative, Appareil mesure, Aspect économique, Coût, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Body size, Corporal biometry, Child, Human, School environment, Comparative study, Measuring instrument, Economic aspect, Costs, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0489628
Code Inist : 002B24O14. Création : 199501.