TABLE B-1 Estimated Energy Requirement (EER) for Boys 3 Through 18 Years of Age

 

 

 

 

Total Energy Expenditure (kcal/d)

Age (y)

Reference Weight (kg)

Reference Height (m)

Sedentary PAL

Low Active PAL

Active PAL

Very Active PAL

3

14.3

0.95

1,142

1,304

1,465

1,663

4

16.2

1.02

1,195

1,370

1,546

1,763

5

18.4

1.09

1,255

1,446

1,638

1,874

6

20.7

1.15

1,308

1,515

1,722

1,977

7

23.1

1.22

1,373

1,597

1,820

2,095

8

25.6

1.28

1,433

1,672

1,911

2,205

9

28.6

1.34

1,505

1,762

2,018

2,334

10

31.9

1.39

1,576

1,850

2,124

2,461

11

35.9

1.44

1,666

1,960

2,254

2,615

12

40.5

1.49

1,773

2,088

2,403

2,792

13

45.6

1.56

1,910

2,251

2,593

3,013

14

51

1.64

2,065

2,434

2,804

3,258

15

56.3

1.7

2,198

2,593

2,988

3,474

16

60.9

1.74

2,295

2,711

3,127

3,638

17

64.6

1.75

2,341

2,771

3,201

3,729

18

67.2

1.76

2,358

2,798

3,238

3,779

EER (kcal/d)

Discretionary Energy (kcal/d)

Sedentary PAL

Low Active PAL

Active PAL

Very Active PAL

Sedentary PAL

Low Active PAL

Active PAL

Very Active PAL

1,162

1,324

1,485

1,683

105

119

134

151

1,215

1,390

1,566

1,783

109

125

141

160

1,275

1,466

1,658

1,894

115

132

149

170

1,328

1,535

1,742

1,997

120

138

157

180

1,393

1,617

1,840

2,115

125

146

166

190

1,453

1,692

1,931

2,225

131

152

174

200

1,530

1,787

2,043

2,359

138

161

184

212

1,601

1,875

2,149

2,486

144

169

193

224

1,691

1,985

2,279

2,640

152

179

205

238

1,798

2,113

2,428

2,817

162

190

219

254

1,935

2,276

2,618

3,038

174

205

236

273

2,090

2,459

2,829

3,283

188

221

255

295

2,223

2,618

3,013

3,499

200

236

271

315

2,320

2,736

3,152

3,663

209

246

284

330

2,366

2,796

3,226

3,754

213

252

290

338

2,383

2,823

3,263

3,804

214

254

294

342



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