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# New Predictive Equations for Resting Energy Expenditure in Normal to Overweight and Obese Population

## Table 1

Published predictive equations selected and used for the current study.
 Equation name Abbreviated/rephrased in this paper Full equation Harris and Benedict [2] H-B1919 M: WT × 13.7516 + HTCM × 5.0033 − age × 6.755 + 66.473 = kcal/d F: WT × 9.5634 + HTCM × 1.8496 − age × 4.6756 + 655.0955 = kcal/d Harris and Benedict [31] H-B1984 Harris and Benedict equation reevaluated by Roza et al. M: 13.397 × WT + 4.799 × HTCM − 5.677 × age + 88.362 F: 9.247 × WT + 3.098 × HTCM − 4.33 × age + 477.593 Bernstein et al. [10] Bernstein M: 11.02 × WT + 10.23 × HTCM − 5.8 × age − 1032 = kcal/d F: 7.48 × WT − 0.42 × HTCM − 3 × age + 844 = kcal/d Owen et al. [8] Owen M: WT × 10.2 + 879 = kcal/d F: WT × 7.18 + 795 = kcal/d Mifflin et al. [9] Mifflin 9.99 × WT + 6.25 × HTCM − 4.92 × age + 166 × gender − 161 = kcal/d Schofield [12] SchofieldW Equations using weight only M: 30–60 y: 0.048 × WT + 3.653 = MJ/d M ≥ 60 y: 0.049 × WT + 2.459 = MJ/d F: 30–60 y: 0.034 × WT + 3.538 = MJ/d F ≥ 60 y: 0.038 × WT + 2.755 = MJ/d Schofield [12] SchofieldWH Equations using weight and height M: 30–60 y: 0.048 × WT − 0.011 × HTM + 3.67 = MJ/d M ≥ 60 y: 0.038 × WT + 4.068 × HTM − 3.491 = MJ/d F: 30–60 y: 0.034 × WT + 0.006 × HTM + 3.53 = MJ/d F ≥ 60 y: 0.033 × WT + 1.917 × HTM + 0.074 = MJ/d FAO/WHO/UNU [11] WHOW Equations using weight only M: 30–60 y: 11.6 × WT + 879 = kcal/d M ≥ 60 y: 13.5 × WT + 487 = kcal/d F: 30–60 y: 8.7 × WT + 829 = kcal/d F ≥ 60 y: 10.5 × WT + 596 = kcal/d FAO/WHO/UNU [11] WHOW Equations using weight and height M: 30–60 y: 11.3 × WT − 16 × HTM + 901 = kcal/d M ≥ 60 y: 8.8 × WT + 1128 × HTM − 1071 = kcal/d F: 30–60 y: 8.7 × WT − 25 × HTM + 865 = kcal/d F ≥ 60 y: 9.2 × WT + 637 × HTM − 302 = kcal/d

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