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Formulas of Deurenberg et al for Estimating Percent Body Fat in Patients Based on Age, Gender and Body Mass Index

Purpose:

To estimate a patient's percent body fat based on age, gender and body mass index (BMI) using the equations of Deurenberg et al.

Specialty:

Internal Medicine, Nutrition

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

E66

Description:

Deurenberg et al developed formulas for estimating percent body fat in children and adults based on age, gender and body mass index (BMI). The authors are from the Agricultural University of Wageningen in The Netherlands.

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