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Table 1 Number of infants in the study according to the type of feeding.

From: Mechanics of sucking: comparison between bottle feeding and breastfeeding

Ages and Type of Feeding Number of Infants Number of Feeding Measures
  Required Included (%) Required Performed (%)
21-28 days     
   Breastfeeding only 62 62 (100) 62 62 (100)
   Bottle feeding only 62 62 (100) 62 62 (100)
   Mixed feeding     
Randomization sequence     
BF-BF-FF-FF 124 110 (88.7) 496 440 (88.7)
FF-FF-BF-BF     
3-5 months     
   Mixed feeding     
Randomization sequence 124 125 (100.8) 248 250 (100.8)
BF - FF
FF - BF
    
Total 372 359 (96.5) 868 814 (93.8)
  1. BF: natural feeding (breastfeeding); FF: formula feeding (bottle feeding).