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close this bookActivity, Energy Expenditure and Energy Requirements of Infants and Children (International Dietary Energy Consultative Group - IDECG, 1989, 412 pages)
close this folderReference data for total energy expenditure in early infancy
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View the document3.1. Relationship between total energy expenditure and body weight
View the document3.2. Construction of centiles

3.2. Construction of centiles

Centiles were calculated by the LMS method for total energy expenditure expressed as kJ/d, kJ/kg per day and


per day. The centile charts are shown in Figures 1 to 3, respectively.


Figure 1. Centiles for total energy expenditure vs age derived from the LMS method, for a cohort of full-term infants.


Figure 2. Centiles for total energy expenditure vs age expressed on a per kg body weight basis.


Figure 3. Centiles for total energy expenditure vs age expressed on a square root body weight basis.