According to a study, most home scales provide an accurate reading, within 0.9 kilogram of weight. Scales vary by type, with digital scales proving to be more accurate than dial scales.
As of 2015, the top-rated scales are the EatSmart Precision GetFit Digital Body Fat Scale, the Healthometer 402KL Beam Scale, and the Tanita BC554 Ironman Body Composition Monitor. All three scales have an minimum user rating of 4.5 out of five stars on Amazon.com.
Weight scales for women, or body-fat scales, are often inaccurate, says BerkeleyWellness.com. Results depend on a number of factors, such as how hydrated the body is, how recently a meal was consumed, or how long ago exercise was taken, so does highly-calloused or even ...
According to research carried out at the University of New Jersey, digital bathroom scales are quite accurate down to .95 pounds. This does not reflect the accuracy of mechanical scales, which often vary slightly. Usually inaccuracies occur because of human error, rathe...
In mapmaking, a fractional scale refers to the proportion of map distance to the actual distance on the ground. It can be expressed in fractional form or as a ratio.
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The Fitbit Charge, released in late 2014, adds an average of five steps per 100 steps taken, according to Matt Swider of Tech Radar. Using the popular goal of 10,000 steps per day, the Fitbit gives in an inaccurate reading of 10,500 steps. This inaccuracy is common amon...