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Table 3 Consumption behaviors and attitudes toward Epi-E on day of test meal

From: Acceptability and utilization of a lipid-based nutrient supplement formulated for pregnant women in rural Niger: a multi-methods study

  June 2014 (Ramadan) September 2014 (non-Ramadan)
Day 1 Day 2 Day 1 Day 2
No. of participants, n 26 26 28 27
Consumption of 50 g Epi-E/maize porridge mixture
 Grams of serving consumed, Mean (SD) 48.56 (1.50) 47.60 (2.18) 45.64 (1.83) 45.78 (1.99)
 Average amount consumed of total serving, (%) 97.12 95.20 91.28 91.56
 Time (min) taken to consume, Mean (SD) 1.73 (0.96) 1.08 (0.39) 1.54 (0.88) 1.00 (0.68)
Hedonic scale scores of Epi-E, median (min, max)a
 Overall liking 5 (5, 5) 5 (5, 5) 5 (4, 5) 5 (5, 5)
 Color 5 (5, 5) 5 (5, 5) 5 (4, 5) 5 (5, 5)
 Taste 5 (5, 5) 5 (5, 5) 5 (4, 5) 5 (5, 5)
 Smell 5 (5, 5) 5 (5, 5) 5 (4, 5) 5 (5, 5)
Interviewer perceptions, n (%)
 Interviewer believes participant liked Epi-E 26 (100.0) 26 (100.0) 27 (96.42) 27 (100.0)
  1. aResponse values ranged from 1 (Dislike a lot) to 5 (Like a lot)