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Table 2 daily micronutrients intake and evaluation of adequacy intake in children with RE (n = 17)

From: Evaluation of nutritional status in children with refractory epilepsy

Micronutrients Mean (SD) % adequacy (SD)
Calcium (mg/die) 519,7 (284,9) 51,0 (27,3)
Phosphate (mg/die) 708,2 (186,6) 69,9 (16,7)
Potassium (mg/die) 1594,1 (564,9) 83,6 (35,7)
Iron (mg/die) 6,2 (2,6) 63,7 (1,7)
Zinc (mg/die) 4,1 (1,9) 56,8 (1,5)
Copper (mg/die) 0,8 (0,4) 116,8 (62,2)
Thiamin (mg/die) 0,6 (0,2) 63,6 (22,1)
Riboflavin (mg/die) 0,9 (0,2) 74,1 (38,7)
Niacin (mg/die) 9,4 (6,2) 72,2 (46,4)
Vitamin A (mcg/die) 499,7 (279,7) 97,2 (52,1)
Vitamin C (mg/die) 53,8 (34,9) 116,4 (77,5)
  1. % adequacy = recommend intake for sex and age/estimated intake * 100