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Table 3 Weight, length, and head circumference growth rates from 14 days to 30, 60, 90, 120, 180, 275, and 365 days of age

From: Growth and tolerance of formula with lactoferrin in infants through one year of age: double-blind, randomized, controlled trial

    Growth ratea
Gender Day Group (n) Weight (g/day) Length (cm/day) Head circumference (cm/day)
male 30 Control (81) 45.1 ± 1.4 0.15 ± 0.009 0.09 ± 0.004
   LF-0.6 (92) 44.4 ± 1.3 0.14 ± 0.008 0.10 ± 0.004
   LF-1.0 (81) 44.3 ± 1.4 0.16 ± 0.009 0.10 ± 0.004
  60 Control (74) 39.0 ± 1.1 0.13 ± 0.004 0.07 ± 0.002
   LF-0.6 (86) 38.5 ± 1.0 0.13 ± 0.003 0.08 ± 0.002
   LF-1.0 (69) 39.6 ± 1.1 0.13 ± 0.004 0.07 ± 0.002
  90 Control (69) 35.1 ± 0.9 0.12 ± 0.002 0.06 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (82) 34.8 ± 0.8 0.12 ± 0.002 0.06 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (67) 35.4 ± 0.9 0.12 ± 0.002 0.06 ± 0.001
  120 Control (69) 31.8 ± 0.8 0.11 ± 0.002 0.06 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (80) 31.8 ± 0.7 0.11 ± 0.002 0.06 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (63) 31.9 ± 0.8 0.11 ± 0.002 0.06 ± 0.001
  180 Control (66) 27.5 ± 0.6 0.10 ± 0.001 0.05 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (78) 27.8 ± 0.6 0.09 ± 0.001 0.05 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (60) 27.4 ± 0.7 0.09 ± 0.002 0.05 ± 0.001
  275 Control (64) 22.5 ± 0.5 0.08 ± 0.001 0.04 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (73) 22.7 ± 0.4 0.08 ± 0.001 0.04 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (61) 22.3 ± 0.5 0.08 ± 0.001 0.04 ± 0.001
  365 Control (62) 19.1 ± 0.4 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.000
   LF-0.6 (68) 18.9 ± 0.3 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.000
   LF-1.0 (61) 19.1 ± 0.4 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.000
female 30 Control (60) 38.6 ± 1.5 0.12 ± 0.011 0.08 ± 0.005
   LF-0.6 (67) 35.7 ± 1.4 0.14 ± 0.010 0.08 ± 0.004
   LF-1.0 (67) 37.1 ± 1.4 0.13 ± 0.010 0.08 ± 0.004
  60 Control (54) 32.4 ± 1.0 0.12 ± 0.004 0.07 ± 0.002
   LF-0.6 (60) 30.6 ± 0.9 0.12 ± 0.004 0.06 ± 0.002
   LF-1.0 (59) 29.7 ± 0.9b 0.12 ± 0.004 0.06 ± 0.002
  90 Control (50) 28.1 ± 0.8 0.11 ± 0.003 0.06 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (58) 27.1 ± 0.8 0.10 ± 0.003 0.05 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (59) 27.5 ± 0.8 0.11 ± 0.003 0.06 ± 0.001
  120 Control (51) 26.2 ± 0.7 0.10 ± 0.002 0.05 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (58) 25.4 ± 0.7 0.10 ± 0.002 0.05 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (55) 25.5 ± 0.7 0.10 ± 0.002 0.05 ± 0.001
  180 Control (47) 23.4 ± 0.6 0.09 ± 0.002 0.04 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (57) 22.7 ± 0.5 0.09 ± 0.002 0.04 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (54) 22.9 ± 0.5 0.09 ± 0.002 0.04 ± 0.001
  275 Control (46) 19.7 ± 0.5 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.001
   LF-0.6 (55) 19.4 ± 0.4 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.001
   LF-1.0 (54) 19.5 ± 0.4 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.001
  365 Control (44) 16.9 ± 0.4 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.000
   LF-0.6 (53) 16.6 ± 0.4 0.06 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.000
   LF-1.0 (54) 16.9 ± 0.3 0.07 ± 0.001 0.03 ± 0.000
  1. aMean ± standard error (SE)
  2. bSignificantly lower than Control, P < 0.05, one-tailed test