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Table 2 Infant characteristics at study entry

From: Growth and tolerance of healthy, term infants fed lower protein extensively hydrolyzed or amino acid-based formula: double-blind, randomized, controlled trial

  Study Group Overall
Control EHF AAF P
Total number of participants 173 170 159 0.935
males/females, n 101/72 96/74 91/68  
malesa
 Weight (g) 3730.9 ± 44.3 3689.8 ± 45.4 3684.7 ± 46.6 0.729
 Length (cm) 52.7 ± 0.2 52.5 ± 0.2 52.4 ± 0.2 0.638
 Head circumference (cm) 36.4 ± 0.1 36.1 ± 0.1 36.2 ± 0.1 0.304
femalesa
 Weight (g) 3482.7 ± 45.8 3626.7 ± 45.2 3554.1 ± 47.1 0.084
 Length (cm) 51.5 ± 0.2 52.0 ± 0.2 51.5 ± 0.2 0.176
 Head circumference (cm) 35.5 ± 0.1† 36.0 ± 0.1 35.6 ± 0.1 0.013†
  1. a Mean ± standard error (SE)
  2. †Significantly different, Control vs EHF (P = 0.004)