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Table 3 Percentage (%) of non-completers (n = 19) and completers (n = 47) at high, low and no nutrition related clinical risk according the GNRI categorization at week 1 and of the completers at week 36

From: The energy intake through regular nontherapeutic meals provision in long-term care: impact on nutritional status and related Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index

  Non-completers % Completers % p value1
Week 1 Week 1 Week 36
High risk (GNRI < 92) 91.7 47.8 53.3  
Low risk (GNRI 92–98) 8.3 28.3 31.1  
No risk (GNRI > 98) 23.9 15.6 p < 0.001*
  1. 1Significantly differences between the categorical variables of GNRI-categorization were Chi squared tested
  2. * Significantly differences exist when p < 0.05