Table 2

Derived equations that were utilized to adjust infant metabolic data for body size and composition

Equations

R2

SE

P


24-h Energy expenditure = [-340.2 + (157.9 × Kg FFM*) + (23.4 × AGE* in months) + (-1.7 × % body fat)]

0.90

62.8

<0.001

Sleeping metabolic rate = [-192.2 + (74.7 × Kg FFM*) + (20.1 × AGE* in months) + (6.1 × % body fat*)]

0.93

34.1

<0.001


* = Coefficient a significant predictor (p < 0.05)

Rising and Lifshitz Nutrition Journal 2008 7:15   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-15

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