Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Maternal and infant clinical characteristics

From: Maternal fucosyltransferase 2 status affects the gut bifidobacterial communities of breastfed infants

Characteristic Secretor ( n= 32) Non-secretor ( n= 12)
Maternal age, years 31.1 ± 4.1 (24.0 to 45.0) 32.8 ± 3.5 (27.0 to 39.0)
Maternal BMI, pre-pregnancya, kg/m2 24.3 ± 4.7 (18.0 to 37.0)b 22.9 ± 3.9 (18.9 to 33.7)
Infant gestational age at birthc, week 39.7 ± 1.3 (37.0 to 42.1) 39.8 ± 1.2 (37.0 to 41.5)
Infant birth weightc, g 3,460 ± 399 (2,890 to 4,390) 3,530 ± 455 (2,660 to 4,370)
Infant birth lengthc, cm 51.6 ± 2.0 (47.0 to 57.2) 51.3 ± 1.8 (48.9 to 55.9)
Breast milk consumption post birthc, hours 3.1 ± 5.6 (0.3 to 24.0) 2.8 ± 5.8 (0.2 to 21.0)
  1. Values, mean ± SD (range). aSelf-reported data for the time preceding pregnancy, n = 44. b n = 30. cSelf-reported, n = 44.