Table 1

Number of Patients in each category of Nutrition Risk Scores.

BMI

Number of Patients (%)


BMI <18.5 (underweight)

17/115 (15%)

BMI 18.5 – 24.9 (normal weight)

62/115 (54%)

BMI 25 – 29.9 (overweight)

26/115 (23%)

BMI 30–39.9 (obese)

9/115 (8%)

BMI >40 (morbid obesity)

1/115 (1%)


Birmingham Nutrition Risk Score


Low Risk = 0–3

45/114 (39%)

Medium Risk = 4–5

33/114 (29%)

High Risk = 6–15

36/114 (32%)


MUST Score


Low Risk = 0

47/92 (51%)

Medium Risk = 1

13/92 (14%)

High Risk = 2 or more

32/92 (35%)


Henderson et al. BMC Geriatrics 2008 8:26   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-8-26

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