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Table 3 Regression effects of gender, BMI and age on the absolute bias response

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

λ Bias response Gender BMI Age-group
0.41 H-B Αbbreviation   < 0.001  
0.41 Owen 0.036 < 0.001  
0.38 Schofield   0.023  
0.34 F-W-U (2) < 0.001   0.023
  1. The coefficient λ refers to optimal data transformation which approximates the square root