Table 4

Percentage of protein ingested in the morning, at noon and in the evening in three frailty groups [median (min.-max.)]
Frailty Non-frail (n = 86) Pre-frail (n = 79) Frail (n = 30) P a
% morning 17.4 (2.8–47.4) 14.9 (0.0–43.1) 11.9 (0.0–29.8) 0.012
% noon 55.3 (16.9–79.9) 60.8 (0.0–83.0) 61.4 (31.6–84.5) 0.041
% evening 24.3 (0.2–39.2) 25.4 (0.4–70.5) 23.6 (7.3–55.4) 0.944

a 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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