Table 3.

Subject resting energy expenditure

Women Men Combined
Resting energy expenditure, kJ/day
 Measured 5,558 ± 2967,975 ± 9953-150 7,045 ± 1,450
 Calculated5,430 ± 459 7,920 ± 8883-150 6,962 ± 1,455
Difference 128 ± 28555 ± 650 83.3 ± 525
  • Values are means ± SD. Difference is calculated resting energy expenditure (see Eq. 4 ) minus measured resting energy expenditure.

  • F3-150 P < 0.001 for women vs. men.