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Table 3 Mean metabolic rate, RQ, and surface temperature changes and percent changes associated with mild cold exposure for females, males, and the sample overall

From: Brown adipose tissue thermogenesis among a small sample of reindeer herders from sub-Arctic Finland

  Female Male Overall
Metabolic rate (kcal/day) 182.2 ± 87.6 115.9 ± 195.3 134.0 ± 173.2
RQ 0.03 ± 0.06 0.001 ± 0.04 0.01 ± 0.05
TSC(°C) − 1.7 ± 0.8 − 1.4 ± 0.6 − 1.5 ± 0.7
TST(°C) − 4.3 ± 1.6 − 3.4 ± 1.2 − 3.7 ± 1.3
% Change MR 9.9 ± 4.5 8.3 ± 12.6 8.7 ± 10.9
% Change RQ 5.4 ± 2.5 0.44 ± 5.3 1.78 ± 6.9
% Change TSC − 5.4 ± 2.5 − 4.3 ± 1.9 − 4.6 ± 2.1
% Change TST − 14.0 ± 5.1 − 11.4 ± 3.9 − 12.1 ± 4.3