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Table 7 Nutrient intakes from diet of the 4–6-month age group (n = 2) compared with dietary reference values (DRVs)

From: Complementary feeding practices and nutrient intakes of children aged 6–24 months from Bangladeshi background living in Tower Hamlets, East London: a feasibility study

NutrientDRVMeanSDPercentage of DRVPercentage of sample not meeting DRVMinimumMaximumP value*
Iron (mg/day)4.302.52.458.8100.
Zinc (mg/day)
Calcium (mg/day)525.0262.043.849.9100.0231.0293.00.075
Sodium (mg/day)280.0242.0206.586.450.096.0388.00.838
Vitamin A (μg/day)350.01027.2924.0293.40.0373.81860.50.489
Vitamin D (μg/day)
Thiamin (mg/day)
Riboflavin (mg/day)
Niacin (mg/day)
Vitamin B6 (mg/day)
Folate (μg/day)50.0116.0103.2232.050.043.0189.00.532
Vitamin C (mg/day)
Protein (g/day)12.715.58.8122.150.09.321.70.730
  1. Nutrient intakes from diet excluded dietary supplements
  2. *P value for differences between mean intake of children in the sample from the specified age group and the respective DRV
  3. Based on protein providing 14.7% of EAR for energy