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Table 3 Mean change in BMI per 100 days for patients who survived from initial assessment to one of three surveys in Bangwe

From: An assessment of food supplementation to chronically sick patients receiving home based care in Bangwe, Malawi : a descriptive study

   Number Mean Std. Deviation Std. Error 95% Confidence Interval for Mean
       Lower Bound Upper Bound
Change in BMI to June 2003   61 .07 1.64 .21 -.35 .49
Change in BMI to Nov 2003   70 .49 .82 .10 .29 .68
Change in BMI to July 2004   81 .46 .96 .11 .25 .67
Total   212 .36 1.17 .08 .20 .52
Model Fixed Effects   1.16 .08 .20 .51
  Random Effects    .13 -.20 .91
ANOVA Sum of Squares df Mean Square F Sig.  
Between Groups 6.95   2 3.48 2.58 .08  
Within Groups 281.96   209 1.35    
Total 288.91   211