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Table 1 Infant baseline characteristics

From: Safety and tolerability of Bifidobacterium longum subspecies infantis EVC001 supplementation in healthy term breastfed infants: a phase I clinical trial

Infant Baseline Characteristics BiLS (n = 34) LS (n = 34)
  Mean SD Mean SD
Gestational Age (wk) 39.5 1.2 39.9 1.2
Birth Weight (g) 3457.8 369.5 3555.6 624.1
Infant Birth Length (cm) 50.5 2.0 50.6 2.8
Infant Gender, % (n)
 Male 62% (21) 44% (15)
 Female 38% (13) 56% (19)
Medical Complications at Birth Reported, % (n)
 Yes 0% (0) 18% (6)
 No 100% (34) 82% (28)
Oral or IV Antibiotics Use First 72 Hours Postnatal, % (n)
 Yes 0% (0) 3% (1)
 No 100% (34) 97% (33)
Vitamin K Shot Received, % (n)
 Yes 97% (33) 88% (30)
 No 3% (1) 12% (4)
Hepatitis B Vaccine Received, % (n)
 Yes 62% (21) 65% (22)
 No 38% (13) 35% (12)
Colostrum Consumption Postnatal, % (n)
 Within 1 h of delivery 68% (23) 50% (17)
 Between 1 and 3 h of delivery 24% (8) 35% (12)
 Between 3 and 6 h of delivery 3% (1) 15% (5
 Between 6 and 12 h of delivery 6% (2) 0% (0)
Infant Formula Consumption First 72 Hours Postnatal, % (n)
 Yes 0% (0) 9% (3)
 No 100% (0) 91% (31)
Bath First 72 Hours Postnatal, % (n)
 Yes 79% (27) 79% (27)
 No 21% (7) 18% (6)
 Unsure 0% (0) 3% (1)