data-BodyFat | R Documentation |

Estimates of the percentage of body fat determined by underwater weighing and various body circumference measurements for 252 men.

```
data(BodyFat)
data(BodyFat)
```

A data frame with 252 observations on the following 15 variables.

`Density`

Density determined from underwater weighing, a numeric vector

`BodyFat`

Percent body fat from Siri's (1956) equation, a numeric vector

`Age`

in years, a numeric vector

`Weight`

in lbs, a numeric vector

`Height`

in inches, a numeric vector

`Neck`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Chest`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Abdomen`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Hip`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Thigh`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Knee`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Ankle`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Biceps`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Forearm`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

`Wrist`

circumference in cm, a numeric vector

For more information see https://lib.stat.cmu.edu/datasets/bodyfat

Bailey, Covert (1994). *Smart Exercise: Burning Fat,
Getting Fit*, Houghton-Mifflin Co., Boston, pp. 179-186.

Behnke, A.R. and Wilmore, J.H. (1974). *Evaluation and Regulation
of Body Build and Composition*, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs,
N.J.

Siri, W.E. (1956), "Gross composition of the body", in *Advances in
Biological and Medical Physics*, vol. IV, edited by J.H. Lawrence
and C.A. Tobias, Academic Press, Inc., New York.

Katch, Frank and McArdle, William (1977). *Nutrition, Weight
Control, and Exercise*, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston.

Wilmore, Jack (1976). *Athletic Training and Physical Fitness:
Physiological Principles of the Conditioning Process*, Allyn and
Bacon, Inc., Boston.

```
data(BodyFat)
head(BodyFat)
```

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