Nwoye and Al-Shehri measured the body surface area of adult males from Saudi Arabia. They developed an equation using height and weight that better predict the body surface area than equations derived in other ethnic groups.



(1) height in centimeters

(2) weight in kilograms


body surface area in square meters =

= 0.02036 * ((height in cm)^(0.516)) * ((body weight in kg)^(0.427))


The SEE was +/- 0.01283.


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