BF: Body Fat data set

Description Usage Format Source References Examples

Description

Penrose body fat data set. Response variable is the percentage of body fat and covariates represent several physiologic measurements related to 252 men. All covariates were rescaled dividing their original value by 100.

Usage

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Format

Data frame containing 252 observations on 14 variables.

bodyfat

percentage of body fat obtained through underwater weighting.

age

age in years/100.

weight

weight in lbs/100.

height

height in inches/100.

neck

neck circumference in cm/100.

chest

chest circumference in cm/100.

abdomen

abdomen circumference in cm/100.

hip

hip circumference in cm/100.

thigh

thigh circumference in cm/100.

knee

knee circumference in cm/100.

ankle

ankle circumference in cm/100.

biceps

biceps circumference in cm/100.

forearm

forearm circumference in cm/100.

wrist

wrist circumference in cm/100.

Source

Data is freely available from Penrose et al. (1985). See also Brimacombe (2016) and Barreto-Souza, Mayrink and Simas (2020) for details.

References

arXiv:2003.05157 (Barreto-Souza, Mayrink and Simas; 2020)

DOI:10.1249/00005768-198504000-00037 (Penrose et al.; 1985)

DOI:10.4236/ojs.2016.61010 (Brimacombe; 2016)

Examples

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