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Prediction of human body volume from height and weight in female.

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서울대학교 의과대학
Seoul J Med 1971;12(1):15-23
Human body volumes in females were calculated
from the measurements of body height and body weight.
Empirical equations suited to express the relations of
height, weight and surface area to show the female
body volume were derived from the body volume
measurements by means of underwater weighing method.
Underwater body weights were corrected for the
residual volume of lung obtained by the Rahn's three
breath method. Underwater weighing was performed
on 171 female subjects aged between 13 and 45 years.
Subjects were divided into 4 age groups, namely, 1316
years group of 31 subjects, 16-19 years group of
48 women, 18-23 years group of college women consisted
of 50, and middle-aged group (33-45 years) of
42 women. The group division was made on the basis
of physical growth and development. The following
results were obtained.
1. Body height (H, em), body weight (W, kg), body
surface area (S, m'), and body volume (V,l) interrelated
closely. VIS showed a high correlation with
W/H and the coefficient of correlation was r=0.936
in the total 171 women group. Subsequently the
following regression equation was obtained.
V=SX (53. 25W/H+15. 69)
The agreement of body volume values calculated by
the empirical equation and underwater weighing was
good. The mean deviation of calculated from the
measured value ranged between ±O. 48 and ±O. 76
liters (standard error of estimate was between 1. 25%
and 2.57%).
2. The calculated values of body volume in women
were: 38.1 1 (equivalent to the body density value of
1. 0371 kg/l) in 13-16 years group, 47.1 l(equivalent to body density of 1. 0358 kg/I) in 16-19 years group,
49.6 1 (equivalent to body density value of 1. 0396
kg/}) in college women, and 49.5 1 (equivalent to
body density value of 1. 0339 ks/D in middle-aged
3. The correlation between VIS and mean skinfold
thickness of 4 sites (arm, back, waist and abdomen)
was high, namely, the coefficient of correlation was
r=0.724. The coefficient of correlatjon between V/S
and the Rohrer index ranged between r=O. 778 and
O. 915 affected by the difference in the group age of
the subjects.
The body volume (V) alone correlated poorly than
V/S with mean skinfold thickness(r=O. 683) and the
Rohrer index (r ranged between 0.524 and 0.779).
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College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원)Dept. of Medicine (의학과)The Seoul Journal of MedicineThe Seoul Journal of Medicine Vol. 12 No.1 (1971)
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