EE: Mifflin-St. Jeor (2005)
In non-obese individuals, what is the prediction accuracy and maximum overestimation and understimation errors compared to measured resting metabolic rate when using the Mifflin-St.Jeor formula?
One study of high research quality design reported that the Mifflin-St. Jeor equation accurately predicted RMR within +/- 10% of measured RMR in 82% of non-obese adults. Of the remaining 18% errors, 10% were overestimations and 8% were underestimations. The individual error range was a maximum overestimate by 15% and underestimate by 18%, indicating a more even distribution and narrower variation (i.e., five and eight percent outside of the defined +/- 10% measure).
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Evidence Summary: In non-obese individuals, what is the prediction accuracy and maximum overestimation and understimation errors compared to measured resting metabolic rate when using the Mifflin-St.Jeor formula?
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