Table 1

Characteristics of study infants

Group N (n=35)Group S (n=31)Group B (n=32)
Mean (SD) gestational age (weeks)38.4 (1.2)39.1 (1.4)38.6 (1.1)
Mean (SD) birthweight (g)2332 (243)2395 (225)2352 (246)
Mean (SD) age at introduction of solid foods (weeks)14.1 (3.9)12.0 (2.6)14.1 (4.1)
  • Group N: nucleotide supplemented formula; group S: standard infant formula; group B: breastfed.