Table 2

Values (only females) reported by Hewitt 1993 and Chumlea 2001 (means±SD) compared with GMS values

StudyHewittChumleaGMSChumleaGMSChumleaGMS
Age(year)32.6±6.020–2923–2930–3930–3940–4940–50
Year1993200120072001200720012007
N1912475130292104128
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Weight (kg)59.68.062.412.468.716.963.613.771.917.268.515.569.713.0
LM (kg)43.94.244.16.242.57.443.15.344.27.143.56.645.16.5
%Fat26.05.428.58.836.69.130.48.237.19.335.08.934.29.0
FM (kg)**18.48.826.211.819.99.327.812.824.810.924.610.1
BMI**22.64.226.05.923.44.827.16.325.25.526.04.6
  • *Not described in that paper.

  • %Fat, percentage fat; BMI, body mass index; FM, fat mass; GMS, Gateshead Millennium Study; LM, lean mass.