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Table 2 Comparison of absolute and relative total energy expenditure with statistical data for sex differences analyzed by t-test. Total daily energy expenditure estimated by doubly labeled water method

From: Determining total energy expenditure in 3–6-year-old Japanese pre-school children using the doubly labeled water method

  Boys Girls Sex
Mean SD Mean SD p
Total energy expenditure
 kcal/day 1535.7 488.8 1572.5 492.7 0.658
 kcal/weight, kg/day 84.7 25.2 86.2 23.6 0.715
 kcal/FFM, kg/day 105.0 31.8 112.9 29.9 0.129