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Table 3 Comparison of the intended and actual practice according to groups of GA (276 infants)

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

  30-31 weeks 32-33 weeks
Intended Practice Actual Practice Intended Practice Actual Practice
CVL for PN (%) 63 92 31 61
Enteral feeding initiation DOL (mean) 1.3 1.9 1.2 1.5
PN started on DOL1 (%) 88 90 56 73
AA parenteral initiation at DOL1 (%) 88 94 88 92
AA parenteral initiation dose ≥ 1.5 g/kg/d (%) 41 33 35 22
Lipid parenteral initiation ≤ DOL2 (%) 91 54 82 41