Table 3

Statistical analysis for prediction equations that are in agreement with direct 24-hour metabolic measurements

Prediction

Value

Difference1

P

Agreement2

equation

(Mean ± SD)

(%)

(Paired T-test)

(Bland & Altman ± 2SD)


EMTACEE-WT

81.3 ± 1.8

4.5 ± 12.0

0.42

2.6 ± 19.6


EMTACRMR-WT

65.0 ± 3.9

4.0 ± 7.9

0.16

2.4 ± 9.8


EMTACSMR-WT

63.3 ± 1.1

-2.2 ± 7.4

0.23

-1.7 ± 9.6


EMTACSMR-LWT

66.7 ± 2.4

3.0 ± 8.2

0.29

1.8 ± 10.0


1 = ((calculated value from the corresponding prediction equation-reference metabolic parameter/reference metabolic parameter)*100)

2 = Proximity to zero calculated as the difference between the reference metabolic parameter and the calculated value from the corresponding prediction equation (± 2 standard deviations) [13]

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