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Table 8 Nutrient intakes from diet of the 7–9-month age group (n = 5) 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)
Zinc (mg/day)*
Calcium (mg/day)525.0449.2168.685.660.0286.0661.00.372
Sodium (mg/day)320.0385.2393.3120.480.0122.01081.00.730
Vitamin A (μg/day)350.0377.7248.1107.940.048.0718.30.815
Vitamin D (μg/day)
Thiamin (mg/day)*
Riboflavin (mg/day)
Niacin (mg/day)
Vitamin B6 (mg/day)0.30.450.3160.
Folate (μg/day)50.0109.236.3218.40.065.0160.00.022*
Vitamin C (mg/day)*
Protein (g/day)13.716.34.8118.920.08.320.50.286
  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