Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Comparison of Predictive Equations for Resting Energy Expenditure in Overweight and Obese Adults

Table 2

Equations used to compare REE with values of indirect calorimetry.

AuthorsEquations

Mifflin et al. [3]♂ (9.99 × W) + (6.25 × H) − (4.92 × A) + 5
♀ (9.99 × W) + (6.25 × H) − (4.92 × A) − 161

Harris and Benedict [5]♂ 66.47 + (13.75 × W) + (5 × H) − (6.75 × A)
♀ 655.0955 + (9.5634 × W) + (1.8496 × H) − (4.6756 × A)

FAO/WHO/UNU [6]Only weight (WHO1)
♂ (11.6 × W) + 879
♀ (8.7 × W) + 829
Weight and height (WHO2)
♂ (11.3 × W) + (16 × H (m)) + 901
♀ (8.7 × W) − (25 × H (m)) + 865

Owen et al. ([2] ♂ and [4] ♀)♂ 879 + (10.2 × W)
♀ 795 + (7.18 × W)

W = weight (kg), H = height (cm), A = age (years).