Skip to main content

Table 1 Trial schedule

From: Effect of waxy barley, Kirarimochi, consumption on bowel movements of late-stage elderly residents at Roken nursing home

  Baseline KMG consumption period
Name of period October November December January February March
Main meal Meshi (boiled rice) KMG (rice KRGS = 9; 1) KMG (rice KRGS = 8; 2) KMGa (rice KRGSb = 7; 3)
Actual period October 1–31 November 1–14 November 15–December 1 December 2–January 1 January 2–February 1 February 2–March 4 March 5–April 4
Number of days 31 31 31 31 31 31
  1. a KMG Kirarimochi-Mugi-Gohan, that was prepared by boiling rice with waxy barley, Kirarimochi
  2. b KRGS Kirarimochi of rice-grain shape