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Table 5 Number of meals and dietary diversity scores of school meals and all meals measured using a retrospective one-day food recall method for children in grades 4–5

From: Home-grown school feeding: assessment of a pilot program in Nepal

Outcome variablePilot (n = 375)Control (n = 370)% changeP-value
MeanSDMeanSD
Meals eaten in last 24 h (0–5)4.50.64.40.62.30.038
Dietary diversity score school meal (0–7)2.30.91.60.643.8< 0.001
Dietary diversity score all meals (0–7)3.91.03.50.911.4< 0.001
  1. t-test used