Larsson et al correlated the weight-to-height ratio to body fat in adults determined by dual X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). The authors are from Goteborg University and University Hospital Orebro in Sweden.

Patient selection: adults from 30 to 62 years of age, almost entirely White



(1) gender of the patient

(2) body height in meters

(3) body weight in kilograms


body fat for males in kg =

= (1.12 * (weight) / (height)) - 30.84


body fat for females in kg =

= (1.181 * (weight) / (height)) - 24.18

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