Journal of Obesity / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Cross-validation of developed equations; comparison of measured and estimated TBFP in Group B (n = 175).

ModelMean (SD) (kg)Mean difference (SD)Range of mean differenceStandard error meanSignificance ( value)

TBFP135.13 (4.31)−0.38 (3.10)−0.85 to 0.070.230.10
TBFP235.10 (4.73)−0.35 (2.94)−0.79 to 0.080.220.11
TBFP332.90 (5.22)1.84 (3.03)1.39 to 2.301.22<0.001
TBFP435.09 (4.66)−0.34 (2.78)−0.76 to 0.060.210.09

TBFP = total body fat percentage; SD = standard deviation. Mean comparison was performed with the paired sample t-test.