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Table 4 Mean volume and nutrient intake provided by NGTF in the previous 24 h

From: Adequacy of energy, zinc and selenium intakes among adult inpatients receiving total naso-gastric tube feeding admitted to a Copperbelt province Referral Hospital, in Ndola District, Zambia

Nutrient Intake in grams (g) in the previous 24 h N = 113 Percentage of energy contribution
Mean energy intake in the previous 24 h mean ± SD Cal
Mean total volume intake (ml)   257.1 ± 273.0  
Carbohydrate 52.7 ± 55.99 210.9 ± 223.9 64.6
Protein 18.9 ± 20.0 75.4 ± 80.1 23.1
Fat 4.5 ± 4.7 40.2 ± 42.7 12.3
Total energy (Cal)   326.5 ± 346.7  
Zinc (mg) 0.34 ± 0.24   
Selenium (μg) 0.23 ± 0.24