interpreting test results
normal values - males

Men
   Age (y) 15-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75-84 >85
   Number 424 656 694 449 227 162 91 32
Anthropometric (1)
   Height (in) 69.9
± 2.6
70.0
± 2.6
69.6
± 2.6
68.5
± 2.5
68.2
± 2.6
67.6
± 2.5
67.2
± 2.9
65.2
± 2.7
   Weight (lb) 154.6
± 18.3
163.8
± 19.8
166.3
± 21.2
163.2
± 20.3
165.8
± 21.6
167.4
± 23.8
160.1
± 19.2
157.9
± 19.6
Impedance (1)
   Phase Angle (º) 7.3
± 0.8
7.5
± 0.8
7.2
± 0.9
7.2
± 0.9
6.6
± 0.9
6.1
± 0.9
5.3
± 0.9
4.6
± 0.8
   Body Capacitance (pF) 830 860 840 838 780 720 610 520
   Resistance (ohms) 484
± 52
474
± 46
470
± 50
469
± 43
468
± 45
466
± 49
482
± 50
486
± 59
   Reactance (ohms) 61.9
± 9.2
62.1
± 8.4
59.4
± 8.7
58.8
± 8.4
54.3
± 8.1
49.9
± 8.8
45.1
± 8.6
39.1
± 8.2
Mass Distribution (2)
   Body Cell Mass
   (% wt)
45.4 43.5 41.1 39.6 36.8 34.1 31.5 27.5
   Extracellular Mass
   (% wt)
43.0 41.3 41.3 40.7 41.0 41.3 42.2 41.1
   Fat-Free Mass
   (% wt)
88.4 84.8 82.4 80.3 77.8 75.4 73.7 68.6
   Fat Mass
   (% wt)
11.6 15.2 17.6 19.7 22.2 24.6 26.3 31.4
   ECM/BCM Ratio 0.95 0.95 1.00 1.03 1.11 1.21 1.34 1.49
   BMI (kg/m2) 22.2
± 2.1
23.5
± 2.3
24.1
± 2.7
24.4
± 2.6
25.0
± 2.8
25.7
± 3.6
24.9
± 2.7
26.2
± 3.6
   Basal Metabolic Rate 1934 1966 1938 1853 1825 1785 1669 1532
Water Compartments (2)
   Intracellular Water
   (% tbw)
61.0 60.6 59.1 58.4 56.0 53.8 51.1 48.5
   Extracellular Water
   (% tbw)
39.0 39.4 40.9 41.6 44.0 46.2 48.9 51.5
   Total Body Water
   (% ffm)
72.4 72.4 72.5 72.2 72.0 71.9 71.6 72.5
   Total Body Water
   (% wt)
64.0 61.4 59.7 58.0 56.0 54.2 52.8 49.7


References:
1Kyle UG, et al. Fat-Free and Fat Mass Percentiles in 5225 Healthy Subjects Aged 15 to 98 Years. Nutrition, 17:534-541, 2001.
2Calculated using analyzer's regression equations.
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