EE: Owen et al (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 Owen et al formula?
The Owen, et al. equation predicted RMR within 10% of measured RMR in 73% of non-obese adults in a high quality research methods design; the remaining 27% included 6% overestimation and 21% underestimation errors. The individual error range was an overestimate by 28% to an underestimate of 24%, indicating a large variation.
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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 Owen et al formula?
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