Table 2 |
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Consumption and eating patterns of the RUTF consumption (for both groups) | ||||
Week 1 of the RUTF consumption | Week 2 of the RUTF consumption | |||
Consumption^{1} | Amount RUTF eaten (g ± SD, % offered in brackets) | Plumpy’nut^{®} | 77.1 ± 14.4 | 80.6 ± 10.7 |
(83.8%) ^{a} | (87.6%) ^{b} | |||
HEBI | 68.0 ± 14.2 | 73.2 ± 15.2 | ||
(68.0%) ^{c} | (73.2%) ^{d} | |||
Eating patterns | Reluctance to eat offered RUTF (N, (mean, (% of the children)) | Plumpy’nut^{®} | 13 (19.7%)^{a} | 3 (4.5%)^{b} |
HEBI | 8 (12.1%)^{c} | 2 (3%)^{b} | ||
Mean duration of the meal (Min, mean, (SD)) | Plumpy’nut^{®} | 40.6 (± 11.7)^{a} | 36.9 (± 11.5)^{b} | |
HEBI | 42.9 (± 11.5)^{c} | 41.2 (± 10.7)^{d} |
^{1} Cells with different letters differ significantly from each other (P < 0.05).
Nga et al.
Nga et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:120 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-120