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Table 2 Body composition and water turnover of rural and urban women in Narok County, Kenya

From: Body composition, water turnover and physical activity among women in Narok County, Kenya

  Population mean (SD) n (28) Rural mean (SD) n (10) Urban mean (SD) n (18)
TBW (L) 29.3 ± 4.2 29.4 ± 3.5 29.2 ± 4.6
Water turnover (L/day) 3.2 ± 0.8 3.3 ± 1.2 3.1 ± 0.6
Fat mass (kg) 18.2 ± 7.4 19.5 ± 7.8 17.5 ± 7.3
Fat free mass (kg) 38.9 ± 5.6 39.0 ± 4.6 38.8 ± 6.2
Fat mass index (kg/m2) 7.0 ± 2.8 7.8 ± 3.1 6.6 ± 2.7
Fat free mass index (kg/m2) 15.1 ± 1.9 15.6 ± 1.6 14.9 ± 2.0
  1. Abbreviations: SD – standard deviation TBW-total body water, L-litres.