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Table 4 Distribution (%) of eating difficulties divided according to the size of each hospital.

From: Malnutrition prevalence and precision in nutritional care differed in relation to hospital volume – a cross-sectional survey

  Hospitals  
  Large sized Middle sized Small sized P-value
  n = 1197 n = 824 n = 370  
Eating difficulties     
   Ingestion 12.2 9.0 8.0 < 0.029 b
   Deglutition 20.5 14.0 15.3 0.001b
   Energy 50.3 43.5 34.2 < 0.0005 a, b, c
  1. Missing values in < 5%. Chi-square test
  2. a first group differs compared to second
  3. b first group differs compared to third
  4. c second group differs compared to third group