Document Type : Short Communication


Department of Nutrition, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the validity of a BIA device, Xiaomi MI, against X-scan plus 970. A total of 30 university students and employees (18 women and 12 men) aged between 19 and 50 years were selected. Weight and body composition were measured using Xiaomi MI and X-scan plus 970. The mean age of subjects was 28.9±9.1 for men and 30.4±9.4 for women. There was a strong correlation between X-scan plus 970 and Xiaomi MI scale 2 results (p<0.000). Our results suggest that Xiaomi MI scale 2 is a valid device to measure body composition which makes it appropriate for clinical use.


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