Since body size is related to body weight, blood volume can be easily estimated from the body weight.
blood volume in mLs =
= (factor for gender) * (body weight in kilograms)
61.54 +/- 8.59 mL/kg
58.95 +/- 4.94 mL/kg
Smetannikov & Hopkins
NOTE: Blood volume based on lean body mass tends to be more accurate than that based on actual body weight.
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