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Table 1 Summary of patient samples and demographic per group

From: Temporal bacterial and metabolic development of the preterm gut reveals specific signatures in health and disease

  Control (n = 28) NEC (n = 7) P value
Number of stool samples 520 121
Gestation (weeks)a 27 (24–30) 26 (23–30) 0.599
Birth weight (g)a 910 (545–1810) 760 (500–1470) 0.416
Birth mode (CS/vaginal) 15/13 3/4 1.0
Gender (male/female) 20/8 3/4 0.345
Antibiotic prediagnosis (days)a 14 (2–26)
Antibiotic total (days)a 4.5 (2–31) 29 (6–44) 0.0002
  1. aMedian (range)