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Table 4 Caucasian females: Dependence of fat fraction on age for three BMI ranges.

From: Erratum to: Physiological models of body composition and human obesity

BMI Range Ave age (SD) Age range Ave BMI Ave Fat Fraction N
17 – 22 24.95 (3.41) 18 – 30 20.00 (1.38) 0.219 (.045) 42
  38.04 (5.87) 30 – 49 20.60 (1.07) 0.241 (.056) (p < .05) 42
  63.32 (11.18) 49 – 89 20.55 (1.01) 0.298 (.053) (p < .01) 40
22 – 25.9 26.14 (4.72) 18 – 33 23.30 (1.03) 0.26 (.049) 43
  39.12 (4.91) 33 – 51 23.45 (1.05) 0.30 (.055) (p < .01) 41
  68.12 (10.47) 52 – 88 24.12 (1.15) 0.36 (.059) (p < .01) 39
26 – 56 34.94 (6.198) 21 – 45 31.19 (6.12) 0.408 (.074) 36
  54.0 (4.69) 46 – 61 31.72 (5.89) .428 (.056) (NS) 35
  70.49 (6.87) 62 – 90 29.36 (2.68) 0.414 (.053) (NS) 35
  1. The p values are for comparisons to the closest younger age group