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Table 1 Use of Donor human milk in participating neonatal units within Germany, Austria and Switzerlanda

From: Donor human milk programs in German, Austrian and Swiss neonatal units - findings from an international survey

 GermanyAustriaSwitzerlanda
Level of neonatal carebLevel IIILevel IILevel IIILevel IILevel IIILevel II
Contacted centers (n)1655871777
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
Response rate91 (58)27 (47)6 (86)6 (35)6 (86)6 (86)
No use of DHM65 (72)18 (67)1 (17)3 (50)0 (0)5 (83)
Use of DHM26 (28)9 (33)5 (83)3 (50)6 (100)1 (25)
 Routinelyc13 (50)1 (11)4 (80)2 (67)6 (100)0 (0)
 Regularly2 (8)1 (11)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Occasionally4 (15)4 (44)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
 Rarely7 (27)3 (33)1 (20)1 (23)0 (0)1 (100)
  1. aGerman speaking part of Switzerland
  2. bLevel III = level of maximum care
  3. cas part of a standardized feeding regimen
  4. DHM donor human milk