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Table 3 Lean regional prediction equations

From: Regional body composition in college-aged Caucasians from anthropometric measures

Body Region Regional lean mass (g) prediction equation (A: Circumference; B: Height; C: Weight) Multiple Regression Adjusted R2 Standard Error of Residual (g) Multiple Regression p-value
Male     
chest y = 3243.0 + 99.751*A - 1114.6*B 0.3861 712.2 0.0003
waist y = -11795 + 124.63*A + 7283.2*B 0.4911 838.4 < 0.0001
hips y = -1428.3 -126.72A + 8115.4B + 104.16C 0.4096 740.43 0.0005
upper leg y = 9875.5 - 156.43*A + 126.06*C 0.4391 700.5 < 0.0001
calf y = -12279 + 198.10*A + 6384.4*B 0.5746 375.3 < 0.0001
upper arm y = -8779.1 + 93.336*A + 5455.3*B 0.3253 431.6 0.0013
Female     
chest y = -16125 + 119.35*A + 8425.8*B 0.7039 473.0 < 0.0001
waist y = 6332.4 - 59.780*A + 80.671*C 0.1697 938.9 0.0010
hips y = -15180 + 105.97*A + 7261.9*B 0.5790 602.4 < 0.0001
upper leg y = -14293 + 51.078*A + 10656*B 0.5007 569.8 < 0.0001
calf y = -8211.5 + 99.987*A + 5590.0*B 0.6606 228.8 < 0.0001
upper arm y = -3453.0 + 56.120*A + 2469.3*B 0.4451 225.1 < 0.0001