Variable

Blacks
% (SE)

Whites
% (SE)

B/W

Pvalue ^{a}


Mineral

4.37 (.052)

4.10 (.037)

1.066

.0001

Fat

34.1 (.97)

35.6 (.63)

0.958

.054

Protein

13.9 (.097)

13.4 (.078)

1.037

.0001

Water

47.6 (.37)

46.9 (.27)

1.015

.025

 Values given are at Age 47.7, Height 163.6 cm, Weight 66.9 kg. Values are percent of total body weight, obtained by using separate equations for the weight of each compartment and then computing the percentage of the total compartments
 ^{a} The Pvalue given is the result of Student’s ttest on the difference between the percentages