International Journal of Endocrinology / 2019 / Article / Tab 4

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

Table 4

Pearson correlation coefficients for resting metabolic rate (RMR) and other predictive variables.

Independent variablesTotal (n = 423)MenWomen
Total men (N = 208)Normal Wt (N = 59)Over Wt (N = 80)Obesity (N = 69)Total women (N = 215)Normal Wt (N = 75)Over Wt (N = 76)Obesity (N = 64)

Age−0.230−0.0390.038−0.072−0.1410.053−0.120−0.142−0.055
Ht0.6140.2990.4770.2380.3350.2630.4180.4050.173
Wt0.7500.7140.3520.3780.6590.6630.3480.4650.694
BMI0.5530.6470.0260.2900.4870.6030.0850.2720.686
IBW0.6330.2990.4770.2370.3350.2630.4180.4050.173
AdjWt0.7870.6430.4850.2880.5790.5710.4260.4410.469
WC0.6670.6420.1440.2190.5350.5380.0370.2400.531
HC0.5080.6290.3470.2090.5850.5560.2840.1490.520
WHR0.3940.155−0.094−0.105−0.0070.112−0.2440.1550.122
MAC0.3140.6030.1930.3510.4140.502−0.0280.2210.407
TST0.2430.486−0.0360.0810.2980.325−0.2330.0810.249
MAMA0.2080.3580.1550.2710.3120.3970.1380.1500.267
PBF−0.0380.521−0.014−0.0610.2980.4580.2010.1000.197
FM0.4150.6410.1070.0890.5240.6290.2800.3360.661
FMI0.2640.603−0.0010.0190.4270.5930.1720.1950.642
FFM0.8190.6900.3690.4090.5670.6460.3090.4800.614
FFMI0.7460.6140.0420.3640.3800.543−0.1080.2050.583
TBW0.245−0.288−0.189−0.0710.063−0.225−0.330−0.265−0.099
VO20.9450.9920.9860.9910.9890.9770.9880.9390.993
VCO20.9910.9140.8100.9010.8720.8990.8190.9030.878

Ht, height; Wt, weight; BMI, body mass index; IBW, ideal body weight by the Hamwi equation; AdjWt, adjusted body weight; WC, waist circumference; HC, hip circumference; WHR, waist hip ratio; MAC, midarm circumference; TST, triceps skinfold thickness; MAMA, midarm muscular area; PBF, percent body fat; FM, fat mass; FMI, fat mass index; FFM, fat-free mass; FFMI, fat-free mass index; TBW, total body water; RMR, resting metabolic rate; VO2, volume of O2 inspired per minute; VCO2, volume of CO2 expired per minute; correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed); correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (two-tailed).

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