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A method for measuring human body composition using digital images

Resource Type
Dataset : clinical data, experimental data, survey data
  • Affuso, Olivia (The University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (R01HL107916). National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (P30DK056336).
Free Keywords
body fat; body volume; obesity; image analysis
  • Abstract

    The files required to replicate the results of our manuscript entitled "A method for measuring human body composition using digital images" have been uploaded here. This includes the data dictionary, code, and de-identified data.

  • Weighting

  • Technical Information

    Response Rates: N/A
  • Technical Information

    Presence of Common Scales: N/A
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-01-01 / 2014-12-31
    Time Period: Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2010--Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2014
  • 2012-01-01 / 2014-12-31
    Collection Date(s): Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2012--Wed Dec 31 00:00:00 EST 2014
Geographic Coverage
  • Alabama
Sampled Universe
Inclusion criteria were age 6-80 years; without diseases known to affect body composition; able to stand for three photographs; no contraindication for a DXA body composition scan; not missing more than one finger or toe to reduce error in volume determination; and not pregnant.
Smallest Geographic Unit: N/A
Convenience sample
Collection Mode
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    Details on the data collection and processing are delineated in the Methods section of the manuscript.


Update Metadata: 2020-02-10 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2020-02-10

Affuso, Olivia (2018): A method for measuring human body composition using digital images. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.