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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and further relationships between RMRm (with IC) and RMRe

From: Estimating the agreement between the metabolic rate calculated from prediction equations and from a portable indirect calorimetry device: an effort to develop a new equation for predicting resting metabolic rate

  Equation Min Max Mean St.dev Mean bias 95% CI of bias RMRm% N
  RMRm 717 3189 1591 457.8     
Weight (wt), Height (ht), Age and Gender H-B 1227 3227 1687 340.0 + 96 62.2–129.3 6.0% 149
H-B(Rev) 1213 3183 1678 338 + 83 54.0–121.6 5.2% 143
Mifflin 1242 2769 1718 260 + 127 91.8–162.8 8.0% 129
Wt, Ht, Age Groups and Gender F-W-U (1) 1124 3387 1849 571 + 258 211.0–305.3 16.2% 125
Wt, Gender and Age Groups F-W-U (2) 1124 3362 1695 336 + 105 70.9–138.2 6.6% 145
Schofield 1119 3364 1688 344 + 97 62.0–132.3 6.1% 139
Wt, Age and Gender Owen 1102 2684 1509 291 −82 −115.8- - 47.6 5.1% 131
H-B (Abbr) 973 4248 1979 560 + 388 343.5–432.8 24.4% 93
BMI, Age and Gender Harrington 1166 2775 1627 283 + 37 2.0–71.2 2.3% 153
  1. Mean bias  RMRe-RMRm (individual estimates), RMRm% (absolute bias)*100/meanRMRm, N number of times RMRm% is ≤ 10%