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Table 6 Comparison of overestimated rates between equations

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

The pair of equations P value with McNemar Test
Men Women Total
H-B & Liu’s 0.016 0.016 0.000
H-B & Owen 0.004 0.016 0.000
H-B-s & Liu’s-sa 0.375 0.500 0.125
H-B-s & Owen-s 0.008 0.031 0.000
WHO & Liu’s 0.016 0.500 0.004
WHO & Owen 0.004 0.500 0.001
WHO-s & Liu’s-s 0.031 1.000 0.031
WHO-s & Owen-s 0.001 0.125 0.000
  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; WHO, World Health Organization.