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Table 4 Child acceptability and micronutrient intake between BPB and PB

From: Child acceptability of a novel provitamin A carotenoid, iron and zinc-rich complementary food blend prepared from pumpkin and common bean in Uganda: a randomised control trial

Variable BPB (n = 70) PB (n = 70) p value
Amount consumed, g (mean ± SD) 53.9 ± 2.97 54.4 ± 3.51 0.44
Feeding duration, minutes (mean ± SD) 20.6 ± 1.4 20.3 ± 1.6 0.14
Iron received in consumed food, mg (mean ± SD) 1.1 ± 0.59 0.3 ± 0.02 < 0.00001
Vitamin A received in consumed food, μg RAE (mean ± SD) 100.9 ± 0.7 152.5 ± 1.2 < 0.00001
Zinc received in consumed food, mg (mean ± SD) 0.58 ± 0.04 0.13 ± 0.01 < 0.00001
  1. BPB Common Bean Pumpkin Blend, PB Pumpkin Blend, SD Standard Deviation
  2. μgRAE Microgram Retinol Activity Equivalent (Retinol, Vitamin A)