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Table 1 Patient characteristics for the total group and per BMI group

From: Predicting resting energy expenditure in underweight, normal weight, overweight, and obese adult hospital patients

  Total group   BMI < 18,5   BMI 18,5–25   BMI 25–30   BMI > 30  
N (%) 513   141 (27%)   209 (41%)   77 (15%)   86 (17%)  
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Age (y) 53.0 15.6 51.3 17.0 54.1 15.2 55.3 15.2 50.9 14.2
% Male 51%   44%   58%   53%   41%  
Weight (kg) 70.1 22.9 49.4 7.3 64.2 8.7 83.2 11.0 106.7 21.3
Height (m) 1.73 0.10 1.72 0.10 1.74 0.09 1.74 0.10 1.71 0.12
BMI (kg/m2) 23.4 7.2 16.6 1.5 21.3 1.8 27.3 1.4 36.3 5.4
REE (kcal/day) 1678 408 1448 318 1696 358 1730 352 1966 488
REE in kcal/kg/day (range) 25.1 (12–53) 6.2 29.4 (18–43) 5.5 26.6 (14–53) 5.3 20.8 (12–31) 3.3 18.5 (13–29) 3.2
% inpatients 46%   57%   55%   35%   17%