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TABLE F-3 Physical Activity Coefficients Corresponding to Physical Activity Levels Used in Calculating the Estimated Energy Intakes of Children Ages 5–18 Years, by Gender

Physical Activity Level

Physical Activity Coefficient

Males

Females

Low active

1.13

1.16

Active

1.26

1.31

SOURCE: IOM, 2006.

TABLE F-4 Estimated Energy Requirements (EERs) for Children Ages 5–18 Years, by Gender

Age

EER (calories)

Male

Female

5

1,658

1,557

6

1,742

1,642

7

1,840

1,719

8

1,931

1,810

9

2,043

1,890

10

2,149

1,972

11

1,985

1,813

12

2,113

1,909

13

2,276

1,992

14

2,459

2,036

15

2,618

2,057

16

2,736

2,059

17

2,796

2,042

18

2,823

2,024

SOURCES: Calculated using EER equations from Appendix Table I-8 of IOM, 2002/2005; median height and weight for age and gender from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts (Kuczmarski et al., 2000); and the physical activity coefficient corresponding to the physical activity level for the age group shown in Table F-3 of this appendix.



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