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Table 2 Main characteristics of the participants (n = 40)

From: Effects of the thawing rate and heating temperature on immunoglobulin A and lysozyme activity in human milk

Characteristics Mean ± SD or n (%)
Maternal
  Age (years) 28.55 ± 4.77
  BMI (kg / m2) 23.83 ± 3.40
  Birth order (first / second) 25 (62.5) / 15 (37.5)
  Method of delivery (vaginal delivery / Cesarian section) 29 (72.5) / 11 (27.5)
Infant
  Age (months) 3.31 ± 0.34
  Gestation age (weeks) 38.72 ± 0.96
  Birth weight (kg) 3.10 ± 0.34
  1. BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation
  2. Values are presented as the means ± SDs or numbers (%)