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Table 4 The accuracy rates of REEe calculated by current body weight and ideal body weight

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

Methods The state of accuracy
Underestimation Accurateness Overestimation
Men Women Men Women Men Women
H-B 4.76% 4.55% 28.57% 31.82% 66.67% 63.64%
H-B-sa 9.52% 0.00% 28.57% 22.73% 61.90% 77.27%
WHO 4.76% 9.09% 28.57% 50.00% 66.67% 40.91%
WHO-s 9.52% 4.55% 14.29% 27.27% 76.19% 68.18%
Liu’s 23.81% 22.73% 42.86% 45.45% 33.33% 31.82%
Liu’s-s 9.52% 4.55% 42.86% 27.27% 47.62% 68.18%
Owen 38.10% 22.73% 38.10% 45.45% 23.81% 31.82%
Owen-s 19.05% 9.09% 57.14% 40.91% 23.81% 50.00%
Mifflin 9.52% 18.18% 47.62% 36.36% 42.86% 45.45%
Mifflin-s 9.52% 4.55% 42.86% 27.27% 47.62% 68.18%
  1. aEnd of the predictive equations’ name plus ‘-s’ means that REE was calculated by ideal body weight, otherwise by current body weight. H-B, Harris-Benedict; REEe, estimated resting energy expenditure; WHO, World Health Organization.