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Table 5 Comparison of accuracy rates between REEe calculated by current body weight and REEe by ideal body weight

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

Equations P value with Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test P value with McNemar Test
Men Women Total Men Women Total
H-B 0.157 0.046 0.414 1.000 0.625 0.688
WHO 0.564 0.008 0.011 0.250 0.125 0.021
Liu’s 0.034 0.001 0.000 1.000 0.388 0.503
Owen 0.046 0.008 0.001 0.125 1.000 0.549
Mifflin 0.564 0.005 0.007 1.000 0.727 0.549
  1. H-B, Harris-Benedict; REEe, estimated resting energy expenditure; WHO, World Health Organization.