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Table 4 Mean energy and nutrients intakes of the study women

From: The effect of health and nutrition education intervention on women's postpartum beliefs and practices: a randomized controlled trial

  Urban Rural Total
  Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention Control
  (n = 73) (RNI%) (n = 69) (RNI%) (n = 81) (RNI%) (n = 79) (RNI%) (n = 154) (RNI%) (n = 148) (RNI%)
Energy (kcal) 2381.04(91.57) 2344.54(90.17) 3306.15(129.08) 3240.12(126.54) 2843.60(110.33) 2792.33(108.36)
Protein (g) 88.93(104.62) 86.05(101.23) 156.24(183.82) 148.91(175.18) 122.59(144.22) 117.48(138.21)*
Retinol equivalent (μg) 813.16(67.76) 752.65(62.72) 2030.67(169.22) 2079.98(173.33) 1421.92(118.49) 1416.32(118.03)
Vit B1 (mg) 1.24(69.03) 1.15(64.16) 2.29(127.45) 2.09(116.05) 1.77(98.24) 1.62(90.11)*
Vit B2 (mg) 0.99(58.12) 0.96(56.59) 1.73(101.52) 1.71(100.71) 1.36(79.82) 1.34(78.65)
Vit PP (mg) 20.81(115.63) 19.76(109.80) 35.17(195.41) 33.62(186.79) 27.99(155.52) 26.69(148.3)*
Vit C (mg) 54.61(42.01) 41.69(32.07)* 123.20(94.77) 129.91(99.93) 88.91(68.39) 85.80(66.0)
Vit E (mg) 16.05(114.67) 14.13(100.90)* 33.54(239.58) 30.80(220.01) 24.80(177.13) 22.47(160.46)*
Calcium (mg) 481.25(40.10) 417.99(34.83)* 978.22(81.52) 914.42(76.20) 729.74(60.68) 666.21(55.52)*
Iron (mg) 21.74(86.98) 20.65(82.59) 37.50(150.01) 36.31(145.23) 29.62(118.50) 28.48(113.91)
Zinc (mg) 12.45(57.90) 11.95(55.59) 21.28(98.96) 20.43(95.03) 16.87(78.43) 16.19(75.49)
  1. * Indicates P-value of < 0.05 from t test between intervention and control groups.