Table 2

Oral nutritional supplement intake and change in meal intake and total dietary intake for the experimental and control groups over the eight week study period

ExperimentalControl
aExperimental versus control, p = NS
Change from baseline to 8 weeks: bp⩽0.05, cp⩽0.001, dNS.
Values are mean (SEM).
Supplement intake (cans/day)1.44 (0.1) (n = 44)1.43 (0.06) (n = 56)a
Supplement intake (kcal/day)448 (23) (n = 44)444 (19) (n = 56)a
Supplement intake (g pro/day)23 (1.2) (n = 44)23 (1.0) (n = 56)a
Meal intake (kcal/day)−223 (63) (n = 44)c−376 (65) (n = 56)a c
Meal intake (g protein/day)−8 (3.2) (n = 44)b−17 (3.2) (n = 56)a c
Total intake (kcal/day)224 (68) (n = 44)c68 (64) (n = 56)a d
Total intake (g protein/day)15 (3.5) (n = 44)c6 (3.3) (n = 56)a b