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Table 1 Population characteristics (n = 276 preterm infants born 30–33 weeks gestation)

From: Nutrition practice, compliance to guidelines and postnatal growth in moderately premature babies: the NUTRIQUAL French survey

Antenatal variables
Preeclampsia, n (%) 68 (25.5)
Maternal Diabetes, n (%) 35 (12.8)
Antenatal Steroids, n (%) 251 (91.6)
Singleton Pregnancy, n (%) 62 (22.2)
Infant characteristics
Birth Weight (g), mean ± SD 1582 ± 375
Length (cm), mean ± SD 39.9 ± 3.1
Head Circumference (cm), mean ± SD 28.4 ± 3.9
Gestational Age, n (30/31/32/33) 64/68/76/68
Small for gestational age, n (%) 33 (12)
Male Gender, n (%) 135 (48.9)
Caesarean Section, n (%) 175 (63.6)
Apgar score ≤ 3 at 5 min, n (%) 6 (4.0)
Hypoglycemia requiring treatment, n (%) 36 (13.3)
Phototherapy, n (%) 219 (79.6)
Surfactant Administration, n (%) 85 (30.8)
Mechanical Ventilation, n (%) 91 (33.3)
Early Onset Sepsis, n (%) 12 (4.4)
Late Onset Sepsis, n (%) 29 (10.5)
Necrotizing enterocolitis, n (%) 4 (1.4)
Intraventricular haemorrhage grade 1–2, n (%) 35 (12)
Intraventricular haemorrhage grade 3–4, n (%) 2 (0.7)
Cystic periventricular leukomalacia, n (%) 5 (1.8)
Hospital Stay (days), mean ± SD 32.5 ± 15.8