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Table 8 Prediction of fat fraction from BMI for Caucasian + Black + Hispanic subjects.

From: Physiological models of body composition and human obesity

Subjects Linear eq. (1) Model I eq. (7) Model II eq. (8)
  a b MSR f1 BMI0 MSR f1 f0 BMI0 MSR
Male: 18 – 89 -.177 .0138 .00401 .583 17.50 0.00407 .644 .109 22,24 0.00398
Male: 18 – 31 -.201 .0134 .00273 .543 19.39 0.00315 .697 .0939 23.77 0.00276
Male: 32 – 50 -.133 .0119 .00303 .505 16.54 0.00312 .606 .130 23.5 0.00297
Male: 51 – 89 -.126 .0136 .00310 .628 16.28 .00299 .638 .132 20.78 0.00298
Female: 18 – 90 +.0229 .0112 .00371 .729 14.03 .00291 .736 .193 19.44 0.00287
Female: 18 – 31 -.0347 .0119 .00252 .687 14.55 .00239 .767 .192 21.30 0.00192
Female: 32 – 50 +0.0442 .00989 .00325 .715 14.40 .00224 .730 .189 19.82 0.00221
Female: 51 – 90 +0.0803 .0104 .00237 .675 12.07 .00222 .674 .225 18.18 0.00222
  1. Model parameters and mean square residual error (MSR) for Model I, Model II and Linear fit are listed.