Posted by: ibbica | 29/02/2012

Things I find hilarious: Relying on the (mildly) cognitively impaired for accurate self-reporting

Also, bordering on idiotic.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/news2012-sct/6700.html

“Participants reported the amount of calories they ate or drank in a food questionnaire”

I mean, really? Come on, we can do better.

“The odds of having mild cognitive impairment more than doubled for people in the highest calorie-consuming group reporting the highest calorie consumption compared with people in the lowest calorie-consuming group reporting the lowest calorie consumption.”

FTFY.

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