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Table 1 Characteristics of mothers and neonates

From: Does opening a milk bank in a neonatal unit change infant feeding practices? A before and after study

  2006
(n = 50)
2008
(n = 54)
 
  Mean ± standard deviation Range Mean ± standard deviation Range p-value
Maternal age (y) 28.4 ± 6.4 15 - 41 31.6 ± 5.9 16 - 44 0.01
Previous pregnancy 0.8 ± 1.2 0 - 5 0.8 ± 1.0 0 - 4 1.00
Gestational age (w) 30.9 ± 2.7 25 - 36 30.2 ± 2.2 25 - 35 0.16
Weight of neonate (g) 1285 ± 297 675 - 2120 1291 ± 351 670 - 2210 0.92
Days admission 48.1 ± 22.2 18 - 112 50.6 ± 24.0 17 - 108 0.58
Corrected age at time of discharge (w) 37.7 ± 2.5 33.3-46.9 37.4 ± 2.2 33.7-43.9 0.50
  1. Values are expressed as mean, standard deviation and range.