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Table 4 Comparison of absolute and relative total energy expenditure with statistical data for sex- and age-related differences analyzed by two-way ANOVA

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

  Boys Girls Difference
3–4-year-old 5–6-year-old 3–4-year-old 5–6-year-old Sex Age Sex*Age
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD F p F p F p
Total energy expenditure
 kcal/day 1260.9 357.8 1682.3 489.0 1265.2 408.0 1693.1 473.3 0.0 0.928 26.4  < 0.001* 0.0 0.969
 kcal/weight, kg/day 83.2 29.2 85.4 23.2 84.9 26.6 86.7 22.6 0.1 0.745 0.2 0.651 0.0 0.957
 kcal/FFM, kg/day 104.4 36.8 105.3 29.1 115.8 37.0 111.8 26.9 2.5 0.116 0.1 0.786 0.2 0.665
  1. *Statistically different