Table 1

Characteristics of the study sample
2006
Men Women
n = 59 n = 55
Metabolic Parameters
Total energy expenditure (kcal/day) 2249 ± 413* 1781 ± 315
Resting metabolic rate (kcal/day) 1319 ± 182* 1085 ± 141
Resting metabolic rate adjusted for lean mass (RMR/FFM) (kcal/day) 26.1 ± 2.4* 28.7 ± 2.3
AEE (TEE*0.9-RMR) (kcal/day) 723 ± 239* 578 ± 251
PAL (TEE/RMR) 1.70 ± 0.23 1.65 ± 0.28
Demographics
Age, M (SD) 82.2 ± 3.2 82.0 ± 3.1
Height (cm) 170.9 ± 6.4* 157.3 ± 6.7
Weight (kg) 79.5 ± 13.8* 68.2 ± 11.2
Fat Free Mass (kg) 52.4 ± 6.6* 39.3 ± 5.0
BMI (kg/m2) 27.2 ± 4.6 27.6 ± 4.6
Body Fat Percentage (DXA) 28.8 ± 6.0* 39.6 ± 4.7
Blood Pressure (S = Systolic; D = Diastolic) mmHg S:135 ± 17 D:73 ± 10 S:142 ± 22 D:71 ± 10
Memphis Site, % 53.3% 54.6%

* = significant difference between men and women.

Data presented as Mean ± Standard Deviation.

Cooper et al.

Cooper et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:73   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-73

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