Table 2

Reasons given by subjects for dropping out of the study

Group

No. Subjects

Reason for drop out


OP

2

Reported no improvement in their condition

1

Nausea and vomiting; Malaria attack

1

Moved out of town

3

No reason given

OT

1

Reported improvement as too slow

1

Tested positive for hepatitis

1

Moved out of town

3

No reason given

NP

7

Reported no improvement in their condition

1

Nausea

1

Started weight management program

1

Started fasting and stopped treatment

3

No reason given

NT

1

Malaria attack

1

Nausea

1

Started fasting and stopped treatment

6

No reason given


Oben et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:16   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-16

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