The information for this report was gathered using both primary and secondary research including comprehensive research of secondary sources such as company literature, databases, investment reports, and medical and business journals. Telephone interviews and email correspondence were the primary method of gathering information. For the purpose of this study, Kalorama Information conducted interviews with more than 70 key industry officials, consultants, health care providers, and government personnel. These sources were the primary basis in gathering information specifically relating to revenue and market share data presented in this report. Specific interviews with nutrition company representatives included marketing directors, division managers, and product representatives.
All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers' level. The base year for data was 2011. Historical data was provided for the years 2006 through 2011, with forecast data provided for 2012 through 2016. Compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) are provided for the 2006-2011, 2010-2016 and 2006-2016 periods for each industry segment covered. Competitive analysis is provided for the year 2011. The forecasted market analysis for 2011-2016 was based on demographic trends, new developments, and global expansion.
CHAPTER ONE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
IntroductionInfant Nutrition Enteral Nutrition Parenteral Nutrition Scope and Methodology Size and Growth of the Market Issues and Trends Affecting the Market Leading Competitors CHAPTER TWO: INTRODUCTION TO THE CLINICAL NUTRITION INDUSTRY Introduction and History of Nutrition in the Clinical Setting Defining Clinical Nutrition Infant Nutrition Enteral Nutrition Parenteral Nutrition Regulatory Environment Environments for Clinical Nutrition Hospital Settings United States International Skilled Nursing Settings United States International Home Care Settings Hospice Essential Nutrients Carbohydrates Proteins Fats Vitamins Minerals Demographics and Statistics Worldwide Demographics Global Aging Population U.S. Demographics U.S. Aging Population Cancer and Nutrition Cardiovascular Disease and Nutrition Diabetes and Nutrition HIV/AIDS and Nutrition