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Table 2 Nutritional intakes of the study population

From: Improved nutrient intake following implementation of the consensus standardised parenteral nutrition formulations in preterm neonates – a before-after intervention study

  Pre-consensus PN Group (n = 68) Post-consensus PN Group (n = 85) P Value
Age at commencement,    
hr    
AA 11 (25) 6 (10) 0.005
Lipids 19 (29) 24.5 (26) 0.394
Duration of TPN, hr    
AA 483 (357) 301.5 (205) 0.128
Lipids 475 (357) 253.5 (180) 0.011
Age at 1 g/kg/day of lipid, hr 19 (29) 26 (30) 0.294
Age at 2 g/kg/day of lipid, hr 46 (22) 56.50 (28) 0.004
Age at 3 g/kg/day of lipid, hr 73 (24) 82 (40) 0.010
Day 1    
Protein, g/kg 0.49 (0.83) 1.34 (1.16) 0.000
Lipid, g/kg 0.17 (0.73) 0.09 (0.6) 0.295
Calories, kcal/kg 26.49 (6.86) 30.23 (11.04) 0.004
Total fluid (ml/kg) 63.15 (14) 62.24 (16.3) 0.572
AA/Dex (ml/kg) 8.59 (39.6) 38.76 (37.92)  
Day 3    
Protein, g/kg 1.73 (0.45) 2.86 (0.81) 0.000
Lipid, g/kg 1.98 (0.77) 1.80 (1.15) 0.190
Calories, kcal/kg 62.20 (7.41) 64.24 (14.61) 0.026
Total fluid (ml/kg) 113.76 (19.07) 105.88 (15.07) 0.011
AA/Dex (ml/kg) 84.42 (25) 84.40 (27.07)  
Day 7    
Protein, g/kg 2.35 (0.78) 3.55 (0.89) 0.000
Lipid, g/kg 3.24 (1.77) 3.44 (1.55) 0.784
Calories, kcal/kg 90.2 (26.56) 95.92 (14.28) 0.134
Total fluid (ml/kg) 156.20 (27.3) 148.88 (11.6) 0.025
AA/Dex (ml/kg) 91.26 (47.07) 88.60 (70.19)  
Day 14    
Protein, g/kg 2.58 (0.73) 3.58 (1.67) 0.066
Lipid, g/kg 5.1 (2.8) 5.98 (2.81) 0.121
Calories, kcal/kg 101.94 (23.36) 106.3 (36.97) 0.515
Total fluid (ml/kg) 155.74 (18.5) 155.34 (24.9) 0.580
Day 21    
Protein, g/kg 2.87 (1.36) 3.70 (0.59) 0.005
Lipid, g/kg 6.06 (2.48) 6.45 (1.57) 0.127
Calories, kcal/kg 113.65 (31.88) 122.66 (33.23) 0.139
Total fluid (ml/kg) 155.39 (18) 161.19 (21.7) 0.34
Day 28    
Protein, g/kg 3.42 (1.48) 3.69 (0.46) 0.002
Lipid, g/kg 6.16 (1.47) 6.62 (0.82) 0.010
Calories, kcal/kg 117 (27.02) 126.8 (22.66) 0.010
Total fluid (ml/kg) 155.93 (17.8) 162.47 (17.5) 0.034
  1. All numbers are Median ± IQR.