Table 3

Cross validation between equations of Baumgartneret al., Tankoet al. and criterion method
Equations M ± SD t P R R2 EC (kg) SEE (kg) TE (kg)
Baumgartner et al., (1998) [33] 7.29 ± 1.80* 53.988 <0.001 0.84 0.71 −7.87 1.32 7.98
Tankó et al. (2002) [37] 14.64 ± 1.90* 3.297 0.001 0.80 0.65 −0.52 1.46 1.53
AMMDXA 15.16 ± 2.43 - - - - - -

Abbreviation: M ± SD, Mean and standard deviation, t Paired t test, p, Probability observed in the comparison between groups, R, Regression coefficient, R2 Determination coefficient, EC, Error constant, SEE, Standard error of estimate, TE, Total error, AMMDXA, Appendicular muscle mass obtained by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry.

* Significant at p <0.05.

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Pereira et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:92   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-92

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