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Table 5 Comparison of change in nutritional status (change in BMI per 100 days) between those who did or did not receive oil as part of food supplementation

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

  oil actually received Number Mean Std. Deviation Std. Error Mean
rate of BMI change per 100 days from initial assessment to latest survey OIL 50 .26 .67 .09
  NO OIL 14 .39 1.03 .27
  1. Student t = -0.59, df = 62, p = 0.56