Table 1

Anthropometric, growth performance and metabolic data (Mean ± SD) for the healthy reference infants [6]

Parameter

N = 10


Males/Females

7/3


Age (months)

5.0 ± 0.8


Length (cm)

68.8 ± 2.8


BMI (kg/m2)

15.5 ± 1.5


Length-for-age percentile

81.5 ± 14.3


Weight-for-age percentile

65.0 ± 21.0


Weight-for-length percentile

27.5 ± 23.1


24-h Energy expenditure (kcal/kg/d)

78.7 ± 8.4


Resting metabolic rate (kcal/kg/d)

66.0 ± 3.5


Sleeping metabolic rate (kcal/kg/d)

65.0 ± 3.4


Rising Nutrition Journal 2011 10:14   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-14

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