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Table 3 Comparison of output data (stool and urine) of the study patients

From: Efficacy of partially hydrolyzed guar gum (PHGG) supplemented modified oral rehydration solution in the treatment of severely malnourished children with watery diarrhoea: a randomised double-blind controlled trial

Variables Modified WHO- ORS Modified WHO- ORS + PHGG Mean difference (95% CI) P - Value
Stool weight(g) 1st 24 hour 949.11 ± 544.33 854.03 ± 532.15 −95.07(−284.90, 94.74) 0.32
Stool weight(g) 2nd 24 hour 761.26 ± 631.64 579.84 ± 466.01 −181.42(−377.16, 14.30) 0.06
Stool weight (g) 3rd 24 hour 495.73 ± 487.61 385.87 ± 454.09 −109.86(−277.30, 57.57) 0.19
Urine vol. (ml) 1st 24 hour 237.75 ± 125.79 276.75 ± 189.11 38.99(−20.24, 98.23) 0.19
Urine vol. (ml) 2nd 24 hour 395.17 ± 213.51 458.14 ± 246.25 62.96(−24.04, 149.98) 0.15
Urine vol. (ml) 3rd 24 hour 397.50 ± 182.66 489.13 ± 304.20 91.63(−10.66, 193.92) 0.07
  1. SD, standard deviation; CI, confidence interval.
  2. Data are mean ± SD.