Brown et al developed several equations for predicting the red cell volume in adult females. The authors are from the University of California San Francisco and University of California at Berkeley.
NOTE: The authors are the same as in the previous section.
Subjects were adult females mostly in their 20's and 30's.
red cell volume in mL =
= (14.64 * (body height in cm)) - 957
= (18.26 * (body weight in kg)) + 409
= (7.49 * (height in cm)) + (14.32 * (weight in kg)) - 603
= (1138 * (BSA in square meter)) -397
• The standard deviation ranged from 134 to 153 mL
• The coefficient of variation ranged from 9.1% to 10.4%
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