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Equations of Schoeller and Luke for Calculating Total Body Water in Caucasians and Afro-Americans Using the Impedance Index

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Total body water (TBW) can be estimated from a person's bioelectrical impedance, height and weight. Schoeller and Luke used these parameters to predict the total body water of Caucasians and Afro-Americans. The authors are from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois.

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