Table 1: Anthropometry- and bioimpedance-analysis- (BIA-) based estimates of fat mass percentage (FM%) and their respective bias versus DXA measurements.

PredictorEquation for estimating FM%MenWomenCombined
Mean biasaSD Mean biasaSD Mean biasa

( ) Larsson et al. [14]Women: FM% = (−24.18 + 1.181 * weight/height)/weight
Men: FM% = (−30.84 + 1.120 * weight/height)/weight
205−1.34.73880.14.1593−0.6
( ) Gallagher et al. [15]FM% = 64.5 – 848 * (1/BMI) + 0.079 * age −16.4 * sexb − 0.05 * sexb* age + 39.0 * sexb* (1/BMI)205−2.44.6388−1.04.1593−1.7
( ) Deurenberg et al. [12]FM% = 1.2*BMI + 0.23*age −10.8*sexb  − 5.42051.74.93882.34.85932.0
( ) Tanita BC 418 MA bioimpedance-based proprietary algorithm82−4.83.958−3.63.2140−4.2
( ) InBody (720)bioimpedance-based proprietary algorithm181−4.63.4273−4.73.0454−4.6
( ) Mills [13]Women: FM% = (−2.28 + 1.268 (weight/height)
        + 0.058 * age)/weight
Men: FM% = (−7.99 + 1.286 (weight/height)
       + 0.018 * age)/weight
205−11.75.3388−1.64.2593−6.7
( ) Deurenberg et al. [16]FM% = −11.4 * sexb + 0.2 * age + 1.294 * BMI − 82055.06.438816.58.959310.8
( ) FM%-equationArithmetic mean of equations ( )–( )205−0.74.63880.54.2593−0.1

fat mass percentage.
male: 1, female: 0.