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Equations of Larsson et al for Estimating Body Fat in Adults Based on Height, Weight and Waist Circumference

Purpose:

To estimate the body fat of an adult using height, weight and waist circumference in the equations of Larsson et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine, Nutrition

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E66

Description:

Larsson et al correlated a patient's age, height and weight with body fat in adults determined by dual X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). The authors are from Goteborg University and University Hospital Orebro in Sweden.

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