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Table 4 Fussiness and gassiness at Days 14, 30, 60, 90, and 120

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

  Fussiness, n (%)   Gassiness, n (%)  
Day Group Not at all Slightly Moderately Very Extremely P None at all Slight amount Moderate amount Excessive amount P
14 Control 43 (25) 90 (52) 34 (20) 4 (2) 2 (1) 0.513 11 (6) 75 (43) 73 (42) 14 (8) 0.791
EHF 52 (31) 85 (50) 26 (15) 6 (4) 1 (1)   12 (7) 72 (42) 73 (43) 13 (8)  
AAF 40 (25) 81 (51) 34 (22) 1 (1) 2 (1)   14 (9) 64 (41) 72 (46) 8 (5)  
30 Control 16 (11) 67 (48) 43 (30) 14 (10) 1 (1) 0.029*† 9 (6) 59 (42) 64 (45) 9 (6) 0.611
EHF 21 (17) 66 (54) 30 (25) 4 (3) 1 (1)   4 (3) 56 (46) 51 (41) 12 (10)  
AAF 22 (18) 60 (49) 37 (30) 2 (2) 2 (2)   9 (7) 54 (44) 51 (41) 9 (7)  
60 Control 30 (24) 57 (45) 32 (25) 5 (4) 2 (2) 0.171 11 (9) 49 (39) 51 (40) 15 (12) 0.294
EHF 36 (32) 52 (46) 21 (19) 3 (3) 1 (1)   8 (7) 55 (49) 44 (39) 6 (5)  
AAF 28 (25) 53 (46) 26 (23) 5 (4) 2 (2)   7 (6) 56 (49) 46 (40) 5 (4)  
90 Control 46 (38) 55 (45) 19 (16) 0 (0) 1 (1) 0.874 19 (16) 60 (50) 37 (31) 5 (4) 0.850
EHF 45 (43) 40 (38) 15 (14) 3 (3) 2 (2)   12 (11) 56 (53) 32 (30) 5 (5)  
AAF 39 (35) 54 (48) 15 (13) 4 (4) 0 (0)   18 (16) 55 (49) 29 (26) 10 (9)  
120 Control 51 (44) 41 (35) 17 (15) 6 (5) 1 (1) 0.192 25 (22) 52 (45) 35 (30) 4 (3) 0.783
EHF 49 (47) 41 (39) 10 (10) 4 (4) 1 (1)   21 (20) 57 (54) 24 (23) 3 (3)  
AAF 35 (33) 46 (43) 20 (19) 5 (5) 0 (0)   25 (24) 47 (44) 32 (30) 2 (2)  
  1. * Control vs EHF significantly different, P = 0.015
  2. † Control vs AAF significantly different, P = 0.043