Table 2

Amounta of daily protein intake in three frailty groups as g/day, g/kg BW and E%
Frailty Non-frail (n = 86) Pre-frail (n = 79) Frail (n = 30) Pb
g/day 77.4 (39.0–113.4) 78.3 (38.5–131.5) 74.1 (44.3–117.9) 0.12
g/kg BW 1.06 (0.63–1.75) 1.09 (0.58–2.27) 1.07 (0.58–2.00) 0.68
E% 15.5 (12.0–21.4) 16.4 (12.0–21.8) 15.1 (11.6–18.5) 0.039

BW body weight, E%, percent of energy intake.

a Data are given as [median (min.-max.)], n = 194.

b Kruskall-Wallis test.

Bollwein et al.

Bollwein et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:109   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-109

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