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CDE ID C52357
CDE Name Percent body fat value
Variable Name PercentFatVal
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Percent body fat calculated value

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Percent body fat calculations: Slaughter equations based on the triceps and subscapular skinfolds can be adapted for cerebral palsy. See Table II, Original Slaugter equations and corrections for children with cerebral palsy, in Gurka MJ, Kuperminc MN, Busby MG, Bennis JA, Grossberg RI, Houlihan CM, et al. Assessment and correction of skinfold thickness equations in estimating body fat in children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2010;52(2):e35–e41 equations and corrections.

Input Restrictions Free-Form Entry
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Question Text % Body fat
Data Type Numeric Values
Population Adult, Pediatric
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Minimum Value 0
Maximum Value 100
Domain Participant History and Family History
SubDomain General Health History
CRF Module Medical History
Alias Aliases for variable name not defined
Classification Supplemental
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Gurka MJ, Kuperminc MN, Busby MG, Bennis JA, Grossberg RI, Houlihan CM, et al. Assessment and correction of skinfold thickness equations in estimating body fat in children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2010;52(2):e35–e41; Slaughter MH, Lohman TG, Boileau RA, Horswill CA, Stillman RJ, Van Loan MD, et al. Skinfold equations for estimation of body fatness in children and youth. Hum Biol. 1988;60(5):709–723.

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