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Table 1 Anthropometric, growth performance and metabolic data (Mean ± SD) for the healthy reference infants [6]

From: Twenty-four hour metabolic rate measurements utilized as a reference to evaluate several prediction equations for calculating energy requirements in healthy infants

Parameter N = 10
Males/Females 7/3
Age (months) 5.0 ± 0.8
Length (cm) 68.8 ± 2.8
BMI (kg/m2) 15.5 ± 1.5
Length-for-age percentile 81.5 ± 14.3
Weight-for-age percentile 65.0 ± 21.0
Weight-for-length percentile 27.5 ± 23.1
24-h Energy expenditure (kcal/kg/d) 78.7 ± 8.4
Resting metabolic rate (kcal/kg/d) 66.0 ± 3.5
Sleeping metabolic rate (kcal/kg/d) 65.0 ± 3.4