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Table 3 Partial correlation between TEE (kcal/d) and height, body weight (BW), body composition and step count

From: Total energy expenditure of 10- to 12-year-old Japanese children measured using the doubly labeled water method

Covariates Subject n Height BW FFMa FMb % fat Steps
none Boys and girls 52 0.365** 0.521** 0.702** 0.088 −0.091 0.430**
Boys 31 0.513** 0.609** 0.618** 0.379* 0.276 0.447*
Girls 21 0.517* 0.425* 0.767** −0.089 −0.314 0.129
MTc Boys and girls 52 0.385** 0.535*** 0.673*** 0.178 0.006 0.388**
Boys 31 0.356 0.619*** 0.637*** 0.381* 0.245 0.375*
Girls 21 0.735*** 0.675** 0.771*** 0.311 0.038 0.075
MTc and FFM Boys and girls 52 −0.155 −0.065 −0.065 −0.054 0.695***
Boys 31 −0.128 0.185 0.185 0.184 0.708***
Girls 21 0.107 0.049 0.049 0.054 0.546*
MTc, FFM and FM Boys and girls 52 −0.153 0.040 0.707***
Boys 31 −0.123 0.012 0.696***
Girls 21 0.097 0.023 0.548*
  1. aFat-free mass derived from total body water
  2. bFat mass calculated by subtracting FFM from body weight
  3. cMeasurement timing
  4. ** p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001