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Table 2 Percentage of individuals classified as at risk of undernutrition (UN)

From: Diagnostic performance of the Minimal Eating Observation and Nutrition Form - Version II (MEONF-II) and Nutritional Risk Screening 2002 (NRS 2002) among hospital inpatients - a cross-sectional study

  Ward  
  Stroke Surgery Orthopaedic Geriatric Medicine Total
  n = 21 n = 19 n = 23 n = 24 n = 87
MEONF-II, n (%)      
Low risk for UN (0-2 points) 11 (52) 11 (58) 12 (52) 14 (58) 48 (55)
Moderate risk for UN (3-4 points) 5 (24) 3 (16) 3 (13) 6 (25) 17 (20)
High risk for UN (≥ 5 points) 5 (24) 5 (26) 8 (35) 4 (17) 22 (25)
NRS 2002, n (%)1      
No risk for UN (≤ 3 points) 15 (71) 16 (84) 16 (73) 14 (58) 61 (71)
Risk for UN (≥ 3 points) 6 (29) 3 (16) 6 (27) 10 (42) 25 (29)
MNA, n (%)2      
Well nourished (≥2 4 points) 8 (38) 5 (26) 11 (52) 10 (42) 34 (40)
Risk for UN (17-23.5 points) 8 (38) 10 (53) 3 (14) 12 (50) 33 (39)
UN (≤ 17 points) 5 (24) 4 (21) 7 (33) 2 (8) 18 (21)
  1. 1) Internal attrition/drop-out n = 1 (orthopaedic ward), 2) Internal attrition/drop-out n = 2 (orthopaedic ward)
  2. MEONF-II, Minimal Eating Observation and Nutrition Form - Version II; MNA, Mini Nutritional Assessment; NRS 2002, Nutritional Risk Screening 2002.