# 10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Measurement protocols Height and weight.

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10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Measurement protocols Height and weight

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height & weight Obesity is becoming a big problem

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Calculation BMI Weight = 80 kg Height = 1,79 mBMI = 24,96 (normal) Weight 80 kg Height 1,78 m BMI = 25,2 (overweight)

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height Equipment: Stadiometer * portable * wall mounted

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height; protocol Exclusion criteria: * Wheelchair bounded * difficult to stand straight * Hairstyle

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height; protocol Remove jacket, coat, shoes. Stand with back against the rule Look straight Measure

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height; protocol Problems How to measure?

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height; protocol Problems How to measure?

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height protocol Problems One solution….

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height; protocol Problems How to measure?

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Height; recording form Height measurement: Participant's identification code |__||__||__||__||__||__| Person measuring height (identification code) |__||__| Date (ddmmyyyy) |__||__|.|__||__|.|__||__||__||__| Height (cm) |__||__||__|.|__| If no height measurement was made, give reason: |__| 1= hairstyle headgear 2 = wheelchair bound 3 = unsteady stance 4 = height exceeds upper limit of stadiometer (upper limit of the stadiometer: |__||__||__| cm ) 5 = refused 6 = other, specify: If no height was measured, self reported height is: |__||__||__|.|__| Describe special conditions, if any: ……………………………… …………………………………………………………………..

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Weight Equipment Balanced beam scale Electronic device

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Weight Exclusion criteria: * wheelchair bounded * difficult to stand steady * pregnancy???

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Weight; protocol Remove heavy outer garments, empty pockets. Standing in centre of platform Move the weights

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Weight protocol Problems How to measure???

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Weight recording form Example of the Weight measurement recording form. Weight measurement: Participant's identification code |__||__||__||__||__||__| Person measuring weight (identification code) |__||__| Date (ddmmyyyy) |__||__|.|__||__|.|__||__||__||__| Weight (kg) |__||__||__|.|__| If participant is not weighed, give reason: 1 = pregnant women 2 = wheelchair bound 3 = unsteady stance 4 = weight exceeds upper limit of scale (upper limit of the scale: |__||__||__| kg) 5 = refused 6 = other, specify: |__| If no weight was measured,self reported weight is (kg) |__||__||__|.|__| Describe special conditions, if any: ……………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Measurement protocols Waist and hip circumference

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Waist and hip Indicator of abdominal obesity

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Waist and hip Equipment Constant tension tape Full body length mirror

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Waist and hip Exclusion criteria Wheel chair bounded Difficult to stand straight Immobile Refuse to measure Pregnancy???

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Waist and hip Private area Without clothing, direct over the skin If not possible: over light under wear

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Place to measure Waist Between lower rib and top of hip Hip Maximal circumference over the buttocks

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Protocol Stand at the side from the participant, clear view in mirror Participants feet close together Breath normally Measuring taken at the end of the gentle exhaling

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Waist and hip Problems How to measure

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Recording form Example of the waist hip measurement recording form. Waist and hip circumference measurement: Participant's identification code |__||__||__||__||__||__| Person measuring waist and hip (identification code) |__||__| Date (ddmmyyyy) |__||__|.|__||__|.|__||__||__||__| Waist circumference (cm) |__||__||__|.|__| Hip circumference (cm) |__||__||__|.|__| If no waist/hip circumference measurement was made, give reason: 1 = pregnant woman 2 = wheelchair bound 3 = unsteady stance 4 = circumference exceeds length of tape (length of tape: |__||__||__| cm ) 5 = refused 6 = other, specify: |__| Measurement was done over: 1 = light underwear 2 = normal clothes (without heavy garments) 3 = other specify:………………|__| Describe special conditions, if any: ……………………….. …………………………………………………………….

10 April 2008Luice Viet; National Insitute of Public Health Netherlands Thank you for your attention

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