Table 2

Infant characteristics at study entryInfant characteristics at study entry
Study Group
Control PDX/GOS GOS
Total number of participants 142 139 138
Number of males/females 80/62 79/60 82/56
males*
Weight (g) 3784.1 ± 47.0 3798.9 ± 47.3 3648.4 ± 46.4†
Length (cm) 52.7 ± 0.2 53.0 ± 0.2 52.6 ± 0.2
Head circumference (cm) 36.4 ± 0.1 36.4 ± 0.1 36.2 ± 0.1
females*
Weight (g) 3598.5 ± 53.9 3603.2 ± 54.8 3582.3 ± 56.7
Length (cm) 52.1 ± 0.2 52.2 ± 0.2 51.8 ± 0.3
Head circumference (cm) 35.7 ± 0.1 35.9 ± 0.1 35.6 ± 0.2

* Mean ± standard error (SE).

† Significantly lower vs. Control or PDX/GOS, P < 0.05.

Ashley et al.

Ashley et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:38   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-38

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