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Table 4 Total energy requirements (kcal/day) based on basal metabolic rate, specific dynamic action of food, and activity levels of the subjects, by age group. Simple linear regression p-values are shown across age groups.

From: Physical activity, energy requirements, and adequacy of dietary intakes of older persons in a rural Filipino community

  Age group P-value
  Near-old Young-old Old-old  
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD  
Males 2074 199 1919 241 1699 149 <0.001
Females 1712 149 1662 170 1398 131 <0.001
All 1875 250 1759 233 1555 206 <0.001