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Table 2 Nutritional characteristics

From: Calorie intake is associated with weight gain during transition phase of nutrition in female extremely low birth weight infants

Nutrition characteristics (N = 95)Characteristics, mean ± SD or N (%)p value*
Male (N = 36)Female (N = 59)
Mean calories (kcal/kg)103.6 ± 7.2102.4 ± 7.70.46
Mean protein (g/kg)3.8 ± 0.443.7 ± 0.530.75
Maternal breastmilk usage19 (57.5)40 (67.7)0.32
Feeding volume fortified to 24 kcal/oz88 ± 3394 ± 340.42
Day of life transition phase began11 ± 810 ± 60.35
Duration of the transition phase10 ± 39 ± 30.49
Day of life birthweight regained9 ± 68 ± 60.75
  1. *Chi-square test for a categorical variable and independent sample t test/Mann Whitney U test for continuous variables