Body Fat Calculator

If you are in search for a more accurate body fat percentage, here is a list of tests and their +/- percentages according to their accuracy: 

  1. Skinfold Analisis: +/- 3.5%. (differs with each equation)
  2. Bioelectrical Impedance: +/- 3.5 to 5%  (differs with each equation)
  3. Hydrodensitometry: +/- 2.5% when performed correctly. 
  4. Near-Infrared Interactance: +/- 5% (differs with each equation) 
  5. Plethysmography: Air Displacement (BOD Pod): +/- 2.2% - 3.7% 
  6. Dual-Energy X-Ray Aborptiometry: +/- 1.8%