What is the evidence that the dose (defined as intensity) of the nutrition counseling intervention will result in a change in knowledge, skills, behavior, or chronic disease risk factors in adult outpatients.
There are no studies which evaluate dose of nutrition counseling as an independent variable in nutrition intervention studies. Dose of treatment was addressed by the Diabetes EAL and the Disorders of Lipid Metabolism EAL Workgroups.
- Grade I means there is Good/Strong evidence supporting the statement;
- Grade II is Fair;
- Grade III is Limited/Weak;
- Grade IV is Expert Opinion Only;
- Grade V is Not Assignable.
- High (A) means we are very confident that the true effect lies close to that of the estimate of the effect;
- Moderate (B) means we are moderately confident in the effect estimate;
- Low (C) means our confidence in the effect estimate is limited;
- Very Low (D) means we have very little confidence in the effect estimate.
- Ungraded means a grade is not assignable.