Table 2

Some general characteristics of subjects from the split samplea.

Equation Sample (n = 78)

Validation Sample (n = 77)

p


Weight (kg)

72.7 ± 15.3

71.3 ± 13.9

0.56

Age (years)

34.3 ± 7.4

34.0 ± 7.6

0.84

Height (m)

1.67 ± 0.09

1.66 ± 0.08

0.74

BMI (kg/m2)

25.9 ± 3.8

25.6 ± 4.2

0.68

R (ohms)

551 ± 81.4

552 ± 97.9

0.06

Xc (ohms)

57.6 ± 7.06

58.0 ± 10.3

0.79

H2(cm)/R (ohms)

52.2 ± 11.9

52.1 ± 11.7

0.96

BF (%)b

31.4 ± 7.9

31.5 ± 8.9

0.94

FFM (kg)b

49.7 ± 11.0

48.6 ± 10.2

0.52


aMean ± SD. b ADP: Air displacement plethysmography; R: resistance; XC: reactance

Macias et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:18   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-18

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