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Below are some of the methods used in current studies

Field Methods

  • Anthropometry: height, weight, skinfold calipers, body composition
  • Urine specific gravity to measure hydration status
  • Ethnography
  • Water quality analysis

Laboratory Methods

  • Urine and serum osmolality measured with osmometer in wet lab
  • Dried blood spot analysis
  • Data analysis