Table 3

Multiple regression: effect of anthropometry, body composition, parental diabetes and ethnicity on resting energy expenditure (REE)

ParameterEstimatet valueP value
Intercept23.93.810.0002
Fat-free mass−0.15−2.330.0212
Ethnicity3.341.05<0.0001
Fat mass (%)−0.0015−0.020.9850
Sex0.200.120.9008
Age−0.057−1.630.1055
Body mass index0.141.090.2757
Parental diabetes2.102.800.0057