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Table 3 The total energy expenditure (TEE) of Japanese women

From: A proper reference metabolic equivalent value to assess physical activity intensity in Japanese female nurses

  Measurement Age group mean (SD) (years) n TEE
Ishikawa-Takata et al. [20] doubly-labeled water method 20-29 25.3 (2.4) 8 1,954 kcal/d
30-49 38.7 (4.4) 42 2,108 kcal/d
50-69 62.0 (5.1) 49 2,039 kcal/d
Ishikawa-Takata et al. [21] doubly-labeled water method 20-29 24.9 (2.7) 17 1,981 (361) kcal/d
30-39 33.7 (2.8) 22 2,039 (394) kcal/d
40-49 44.0 (3.0) 22 2,008 (234) kcal/d
50-59 52.7 (2.0) 15 1,953 (220) kcal/d
Takata et al. [22] human calorimeter (seated adults) 32 (10) 20 1,772 (151) kcal/d