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Table 2 Reliability of measuring the observed body composition parameters

From: Inter-daily variability in body composition among young men

Parameters Tanita BC 418 MA Nutriguard MS
TE 95 % CI TE 95 % CI
BM (kg) 0.06 0.05–0.07   
BF (%) 0.36 0.31–0.42 0.15 0.13–0.18
BF (kg) 0.27 0.23–0.31 0.11 0.10–0.13
TBW (%) 0.26 0.23–0.31 0.11 0.10–0.13
TBW (kg) 0.19 0.16–0.22 0.09 0.07–0.10
  1. BM body mass, BF body fat, TBW total body water, TE typical error of measurement, 95 % CI confidence interval