Table 4: Current 24-hour energy expenditure in metabolic equivalents (METS) of Torah scholars versus soldiers (mean, median, and IQR).

VariableTorah Scholars
Soldiers
value

Mean daily total energy expenditure (METS)33.6, 33.4
32.8–35.1
44.1, 41.8
37.5–49.3
0.001
Mean daily energy expenditure in sports (METS)1.9, 1.2
0–3.3
8.1, 7.9
4.0–11.0
0.001