Table 5

Student Responses (%) on folic acid questions

Students

discrim coeff


12. Megaloblastic anemia: deficiencies of

Vitamin B-12

39

-0.11

Folic Acid

31

0.17

Neither

6

0.09

Either

19

-0.09


13. Folic acid: relieve deficiencies of

Vitamin B-12

7

-0.1

Folic Acid

49

0.12

Both

38

-0.07

Neither

3


14. Vitamin B-12 deficiency commonly seen in

children due to poor nutrition.

32

-0.11

children due to poor absorption.

23

-0.04

the elderly due to poor nutrition.

9

0.1

the elderly due to poor absorption.

25

0.1


Makowske and Feinman Nutrition Journal 2005 4:2   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-2

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