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

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

    Growth ratea  
Day Group (n) Weight
(g/day)
Length
(cm/day)
Head circumference
(cm/day)
male
 30 Control (90) 35.3 ± 1.3 0.14 ± 0.008 0.076 ± 0.004*†
EHF (80) 37.8 ± 1.4 0.13 ± 0.009 0.091 ± 0.004
AAF (82) 39.7 ± 1.4 0.13 ± 0.009 0.098 ± 0.004
 60 Control (78) 33.2 ± 1.0 0.12 ± 0.004 0.067 ± 0.002†
EHF (67) 34.7 ± 1.1 0.13 ± 0.004 0.071 ± 0.002
AAF (67) 36.4 ± 1.1 0.13 ± 0.004 0.076 ± 0.002
 90 Control (74) 30.5 ± 0.8 0.11 ± 0.002 0.060 ± 0.001†
EHF (60) 31.7 ± 0.9 0.12 ± 0.003 0.060 ± 0.002†
AAF (64) 33.0 ± 0.9 0.12 ± 0.003 0.067 ± 0.001
 120 Control (71) 28.6 ± 0.7 0.11 ± 0.002 0.054 ± 0.001†
EHF (57) 29.5 ± 0.8 0.11 ± 0.002 0.054 ± 0.001†
AAF (63) 30.5 ± 0.7 0.11 ± 0.002 0.059 ± 0.001
female
 30 Control (62) 31.6 ± 1.3 0.12 ± 0.009 0.075 ± 0.004
EHF (58) 33.0 ± 1.4 0.14 ± 0.009 0.077 ± 0.005
AAF (59) 32.9 ± 1.3 0.13 ± 0.009 0.081 ± 0.005
 60 Control (55) 28.3 ± 1.0 0.11 ± 0.004 0.063 ± 0.002
EHF (52) 28.1 ± 1.0 0.12 ± 0.004 0.063 ± 0.002
AAF (50) 29.8 ± 1.0 0.11 ± 0.004 0.069 ± 0.002
 90 Control (49) 26.0 ± 0.9 0.11 ± 0.003 0.055 ± 0.002
EHF (50) 25.7 ± 0.9 0.11 ± 0.003 0.054 ± 0.002
AAF (49) 26.8 ± 0.9 0.11 ± 0.003 0.058 ± 0.002
 120 Control (45) 24.8 ± 0.8 0.10 ± 0.002 0.050 ± 0.001
EHF (49) 24.2 ± 0.8 0.10 ± 0.002 0.049 ± 0.001
AAF (46) 25.1 ± 0.8 0.10 ± 0.002 0.050 ± 0.001
  1. amean ± standard error (SE); adjusted mean ± SE for Head Circumference for females
  2. *Significantly different vs EHF, P < 0.05
  3. †Significantly different vs AAF, P < 0.05