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Table 3 Clinical results

From: An economic analysis of human milk supplementation for very low birth weight babies in the USA

Event Incremental number of events per 1000 babies (EHMD – usual practice of care)
Deaths (initial hospital stay) − 36
Cases of NEC − 115
 Medical −66
 Surgical −94
Cases of late onset sepsis −39
Cases of bronchopulmonary dysplasia 18
Cases of retinopathy of prematurity −63
Cases of Cerebral palsy −2
Cases of Short bowel syndrome −15
  1. Abbreviations: EHMD Exclusive Human Milk Diet, NEC Necrotising Enterocolitis