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Table 5 Multiple linear regression analysis for predicting total energy expenditure (kcal/d) in 10- to 12-year-old children

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

  Boys and girls (n = 52) Boys (n = 31) Girls (n = 21)
Predictor variables B β p B β p B β p
FFM (kg) 51.1 0.74 0.000 47.1 0.73 0.000 55.5 0.83 0.000
Steps 0.0505 0.51 0.000 0.0568 0.61 0.000 0.0315 0.28 0.049
Constant −177 0.000 −122 0.664 −117 0.729
  Adjusted R2 = 0.712 Adjusted R2 = 0.679 Adjusted R2 = 0.654
  1. FFM fat-free mass, B partial regression coefficient, β standardised partial regression coefficient
  2. All predictor variables were entered into the regression equation simultaneously