Table 10: Relationship between of required, prescribed & actual enteral feeding regarding macronutrients among the critically ill patients.

Variable

Mean

T

Sig.

Calories (Kcal)

Prescribed: Delivered

366.20 303.10

8.54

0.000*

Required: Delivered

2398.25 435.58

38.93

0.000*

Required: Prescribed

2032.05 394.88

36.38

0.000*

Protein (g)

Required: Prescribed

94.49 20.97

31.85

0.000*

Prescribed: Delivered

18.69 13.63

9.69

0.000*

Required : Delivered

113.18 26.86

29.79

0.000*

Enteral

Volume (ml)

Required : Delivered

4718.57 832.55

40.07

0.000*

Required : Prescribed

3666.43 819.20

31.64

0.000*

Prescribed: Delivered

1052.14 687.07

10.82

0.000 *