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Table 2 Study entrance information for subjects*

From: Calcium and fat metabolic balance, and gastrointestinal tolerance in term infants fed milk-based formulas with and without palm olein and palm kernel oils: a randomized blinded crossover study

Variables PALM NoPALM p-values
Gestational age (weeks) 39.8 ± 1.2 (16) 39.5 ± 1.1 (17) 0.481
Mode of birth, vaginal/cesarean, (n/%) 12/4 (75/25) 11/6 (65/35) 0.708
Birth weight (g) 3333 ± 490 (16) 3321 ± 330 (17) 0.932
Birth length (cm) 49.1 ± 3.7 (15) 49.1 ± 1.9 (17) 0.965
Birth head circumference (cm) 33.7 ± 1.8 (15) 34.2 ±1.3 (15) 0.425
Age at study entrance (days) 117 ± 26 (16) 108 + 27 (17) 0.346
  1. *Values are means ± SD (n).