Sarah Connor Gorber

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of establishing correction factors to adjust self-reported estimates of obesity
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa
    Health Rep 19:71-82. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The bias in self-reported obesity from 1976 to 2005: a Canada-US comparison
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Measures Analysis Section, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:354-61. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The accuracy of self-reported smoking: a systematic review of the relationship between self-reported and cotinine-assessed smoking status
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Measures Analysis Section, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, 24th Floor R H Coats Building, 100 Tunney s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0T6
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:12-24. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years)
    Mark S Tremblay
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:370-91. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity estimates for children based on parent-reported versus direct measures
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 22:47-58. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimates of obesity based on self-report versus direct measures
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:61-76. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in the early years (aged 0-4 years)
    Allana G LeBlanc
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:753-72. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Fitness of Canadian adults: results from the 2007-2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 21:21-35. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Bias in self-reported estimates of obesity in Canadian health surveys: an update on correction equations for adults
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 22:35-45. 2011
  10. pmc Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in school-aged children and youth
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L1, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:98. 2011

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The feasibility of establishing correction factors to adjust self-reported estimates of obesity
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa
    Health Rep 19:71-82. 2008
    ..This study examines the feasibility of developing correction factors to adjust self-reported measures of body mass index (BMI) to more closely approximate measured values...
  2. doi request reprint The bias in self-reported obesity from 1976 to 2005: a Canada-US comparison
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Measures Analysis Section, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:354-61. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint The accuracy of self-reported smoking: a systematic review of the relationship between self-reported and cotinine-assessed smoking status
    Sarah Connor Gorber
    Health Measures Analysis Section, Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, 24th Floor R H Coats Building, 100 Tunney s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0T6
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:12-24. 2009
    ..Smoking is a leading cause of premature mortality and preventable morbidity. Surveillance is most often based on self-reported data, but studies have shown that self-reports tend to underestimate smoking status...
  4. doi request reprint Canadian Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years)
    Mark S Tremblay
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:370-91. 2012
    ..For those under 2 years, screen time (e.g., TV, computer, electronic games) is not recommended. For children 2-4 years, screen time should be limited to under 1 h per day; less is better...
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity estimates for children based on parent-reported versus direct measures
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 22:47-58. 2011
    ..Relatively few studies have examined the bias resulting from the use of parent-reported height and weight for children, and the findings have been inconsistent...
  6. ncbi request reprint Estimates of obesity based on self-report versus direct measures
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:61-76. 2008
    ..Based on a representative sample of the Canadian population, this article quantifies the bias resulting from the use of self-reported rather than directly measured height, weight and body mass index (BMI)...
  7. doi request reprint Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in the early years (aged 0-4 years)
    Allana G LeBlanc
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:753-72. 2012
    ..This work may be used as evidence to inform public health guidelines. (PROSPERO registration: CRD4011001280.)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fitness of Canadian adults: results from the 2007-2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 21:21-35. 2010
    ..However, a comprehensive assessment of fitness requires additional measures. This article provides up-to-date estimates of fitness levels of Canadians aged 20 to 69 years. Results are compared with estimates from 1981...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bias in self-reported estimates of obesity in Canadian health surveys: an update on correction equations for adults
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 22:35-45. 2011
    ..The feasibility of using correction equations to adjust self-reported 2008 Canadian Community Health Survey values to more closely approximate measured values is assessed...
  10. pmc Systematic review of sedentary behaviour and health indicators in school-aged children and youth
    Mark S Tremblay
    Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, 401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8L1, Canada
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:98. 2011
    ..In particular, the evidence suggests that daily TV viewing in excess of 2 hours is associated with reduced physical and psychosocial health, and that lowering sedentary time leads to reductions in BMI...
  11. ncbi request reprint Measures of abdominal obesity within body mass index categories, 1981 and 2007-2009
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 23:33-8. 2012
    ..Although substantial percentages of men and women in obese class I were at increased/high health risk based on abdominal obesity measures in 1981, by 2007-2009, almost everyone in this BMI category was at increased/high risk...
  12. ncbi request reprint Abdominal obesity and cardiovascular disease risk factors within body mass index categories
    Margot Shields
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0T6
    Health Rep 23:7-15. 2012
    ..Recent evidence suggests that waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) are increasing within BMI categories. This shift may have affected the usefulness of abdominal obesity measures...
  13. doi request reprint Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for the Early Years (aged 0-4 years)
    Mark S Tremblay
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 37:345-69. 2012
    ..More daily physical activity provides greater benefits...
  14. ncbi request reprint Canadian health measures survey: brief overview
    Mark S Tremblay
    Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Can J Public Health 98:453-6. 2007
    ..This paper provides a brief overview of the survey sampling, methodological, operational, logistical, ethical, legal and social issues and procedures related to the CHMS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of measurement on obesity and morbidity
    Margot Shields
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Rep 19:77-84. 2008
    ..The goal is to see if the misclassifications resulting from the use of self-reported data alters associations between excess body weight and these health conditions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality control and data reduction procedures for accelerometry-derived measures of physical activity
    Rachel Colley
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 21:63-9. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Actical accelerometer sedentary activity thresholds for adults
    Suzy Lai Wong
    Health Analysis Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Phys Act Health 8:587-91. 2011
    ..Thus, the purpose of this study was to determine Actical accelerometer sedentary activity thresholds for adults...
  18. ncbi request reprint Desk potatoes: the importance of occupational physical activity on health
    Adam W Probert
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:311-8. 2008
    ..To determine the relationship between occupational physical activity (OPA) and chronic disease after controlling for leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and other risk factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Eliciting Canadian population preferences for health states using the Classification and Measurement System of Functional Health (CLAMES)
    Cameron N McIntosh
    Health Analysis and Measurement Group, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0T6
    Chronic Dis Can 28:29-41. 2007
    ..The function provides a convenient method of computing preference scores for any health state classified by CLAMES, without the need for direct measurement in surveys. Further, the SG appears feasible in group settings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Canadian Health Measures Survey: rationale, background and overview
    Mark Tremblay
    Physical Health Measures Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
    Health Rep 18:7-20. 2007
    ..This important and ambitious survey provides comprehensive and robust health information to advance health surveillance and research in Canada, while providing training opportunities to enhance research capacity...
  21. doi request reprint Estimating benefits and harms of screening across subgroups: the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care integrates the GRADE approach and overcomes minor challenges
    Kevin Pottie
    Departments of Family Medicine and Epidemiology and Community Medicine, CT Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:1245-8. 2012
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