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Table 2 Physical characteristics of the subjects (x̄±s)

From: Comparison of five equations for estimating resting energy expenditure in Chinese young, normal weight healthy adults

  Men (number = 21) Women (number = 22) Total (number = 43)
Age(years) 22.4 ± 1.0 23.4 ± 2.6 22.9 ± 2.0
Current body weight (kg) 64.2 ± 9.3a 49.0 ± 2.9a 56.5 ± 10.9
Ideal body weight (kg) 69.7 ± 8.7a 59.0 ± 5.8a 64.2 ± 9.1
Height(cm) 171.3 ± 7.9a 159.0 ± 5.8a 165.0 ± 9.2
BMI(kg/m2) 21.8 ± 2.2a 19.4 ± 1.7a 20.6 ± 2.3
  1. aSignificantly different between subjects of different sex (P < 0.01). BMI, body mass index.z.