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Table 2 Current prediction equations for infants 0-3 years of age used in our analysis

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

Source Sex Prediction equation (kcal/kg/d)
EMTACEE-WT Males or females (98.1 × WT ) - 121.7
EMTACEE-LWT Males or females (10.7 × L) + (73.3 × WT) - 635.1
EMTACRMR-WT Males or females (84.5 × WT) - 117.3
EMTACRMR-LWT Males or females (10.1 × L) + (61.0 × WT) - 605.1
EMTACSMR-WT Males or females (73.3 × WT) - 72.6
EMTACSMR-LWT Males or females (7.6 × L) + (55.6 × WT) - 440.7
WHO Males (60.9 × WT) - 54.0
  Females (61.0 × WT) - 51.0
SCH-WT Males (59.5 × WT) - 30.3
  Females (58.3 × WT) - 31.1
SCH-LWT Males (0.2 × WT) + (1517.4 × (L/100)) - 617.6
  Females (16.3 × WT) + (1023.2 × (L/100)) - 413.5
OXFORD-WT Males (61.0 × WT) - 33.7
  Females (58.9 × WT) - 23.1
OXFORD-LWT Males (28.2 × WT) + (859.0 × (L/100)) - 371.0
  Females (30.4 × WT) + (703 × (L/100)) -287.0