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Table 5 Mean energy and nutrients required by the households compared with energy and nutrients supplied by agricultural produce

From: Recommended daily allowance-based contribution of household’s own agricultural production to food and nutrition security in Karamoja sub-region of Uganda

District Mean energy and nutrients
Energy1(Kcal/d) Energy2(Kcal/d) Protein1(g/d) Protein2(g/d) Iron1(mg/d) Iron2(mg/d) Zinc1(mg/d) Zinc2(mg/d)
Abim (n = 152) 12,518.5 ± 6070.1 6643.8 ± 4975.9 255.5 ± 119.1 259.7 ± 198.3 40.2 ± 19.5 85.1 ± 59.2 42.9 ± 19.7 41.3 ± 31.2
Kaabong (n = 171) 18,193.5 ± 12,856.1 4639.8 ± 3115.1 365.2 ± 250.4 160.4 ± 111.3 56.6 ± 38.0 51.4 ± 33.8 61.2 ± 41.2 26.4 ± 18.4
Moroto (n = 104) 16,203.7 ± 9843.8 1493.8 ± 1597.9 328.7 ± 190.2 55.0 ± 55.7 51.1 ± 29.8 19.4 ± 19.9 55.0 ± 31.7 8.7 ± 9.0
Amudat (n = 93) 15,134.9 ± 9341.0 2568.6 ± 2597.4 319.4 ± 202.7 82.3 ± 87.0 49.6 ± 28.5 25.3 ± 27.4 50.8 ± 28.2 16.2 ± 16.5
Overall (N = 520) 15,589.7 ± 10,230.6 4226.0 ± 3980.1 317.6 ± 202.6 154.4 ± 153.7 49.5 ± 30.8 50.2 ± 47.6 52.7 ± 32.6 25.4 ± 24.5
  1. 1 Total household energy and nutrients required; 2 total household energy and nutrients supplied through agricultural production