Usual hospital diet plus oral protein energy supplements v usual hospital diet alone in patients admitted with recent stroke*

Outcomes at median 6.7 monthsSupplementsNo supplementsRRI (95% CI)NNH
*Composite endpoint  =  all cause mortality or poor outcome defined as modified Rankin scale scores 3–5 (range 0–5). Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRI, RRR, NNH, NNT and CI calculated from data in article.
Composite endpoint59%58%1.5% (−3.6 to 6.9)Not significant
All cause mortality12%13%5.2% (−11.8 to 19.6)Not significant