Does RJL have software specific to race or nationality?

Our software includes several different collections of equations (called “equation sets”) to choose from, for calculating the body composition estimates. Some of these equation sets are labeled as being specific to a certain ethnicity or body type. These equation sets use equations for estimating body fat that were either developed in a study that only evaluated people of that group or were developed in a more general study but then were specifically validated for use in that group in a follow-up study.

In general, however, most people should be just fine using one of the more general-population equation sets like NHANES-III.

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