Journal of Obesity / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Development and Cross-Validation of Anthropometric Predictive Equations to Estimate Total Body Fat Percentage in Adult Women in Sri Lanka

Table 3

Basic characteristics of women in Groups A and B (n = 350).

CharacteristicGroup A (n = 175) mean (SD)Group B (n = 175) mean (SD)

Age (years)48.7 (8.5)48.7 (8.3)
Weight (kg)58.10 (10.93)57.04 (10.84)
Height (m)1.51 (0.60)1.50 (0.06)
WC (cm)83.22 (10.30)83.08 (9.95)
HC (cm)97.91 (9.45)97.83 (9.34)
MUAC (cm)30.89 (3.86)30.91 (3.73)
CaC (cm)33.35 (3.33)33.05 (3.39)
ThC (cm)49.82 (6.09)49.98 (6.25)
TrSFT (mm)19.21 (6.18)19.78 (6.23)
BSFT (mm)9.86 (4.50)10.53 (5.00)
CaSFT (mm)17.80 (7.07)17.98 (8.06)
ThSFT (mm)27.32 (9.66)27.51 (9.59)
SISFT (mm)16.02 (10.66)16.41 (10.52)
SCSFT (mm)20.03 (7.26)20.43 (7.31)
BMI (kg/m2)25.23 (4.24)25.12 (4.34)
WHR0.84 (0.05)0.84 (0.05)
TBFP (%)34.88 (5.35)34.79 (5.26)

SD = standard deviation; WC = waist circumference; HC = hip circumference; MUAC = midupper arm circumference; CaC = calf circumference; ThC = thigh circumference; TrSFT = triceps skinfold thickness; BSFT = biceps skinfold thickness; CaSFT = calf skinfold thickness; ThSFT = thigh skinfold thickness; SISFT = suprailiac skinfold thickness; SCSFT = subscapular skinfold thickness; BMI = body mass index; WHR = waist-to-hip ratio; TBFP = total body fat percentage; PrMW = premenopausal women; PMW = postmenopausal women.