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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Effect of breast milk with or without bacteria on infant gut microbiota

  Bacterial milk Sterile milk P
Maternal characteristics
 Number of women 11 6  
 Maternal age (year) 26.6 ± 1.91 26.8 ± 1.60 0.834
 Height (m) 1.6 ± 0.59 1.6 ± 0.06 0.788
 Gestational weight (kg) 64.6 ± 8.45 62.5 ± 5.81 0.599
 Gestational BMI (kg/m2) 25.0 ± 2.52 24.7 ± 3.45 0.804
 Gestational week (weeks) 39.5 ± 0.96 38.9 ± 1.17 0.232
Infant characteristics
 Number of infants 11 6  
 Birth weight (g) 3200.0 ± 246.98 3083.3 ± 320.42 0.414
 Birth body length (cm) 49.5 ± 1.04 49.0 ± 1.67 0.496
Gender (%)    0.627
 Male 54.5 66.7  
 Female 45.5 33.3