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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of studied children groups expressed as mean ± SD.

From: The effect of enteral and parenteral feeding on secretion of orexigenic peptides in infants

Group Food Age (months ± SD) Body weight (kg ± SD)
Number Population (n)    
I 17 Human milk 3.5 ± 1.5 6.2 ± 0.9
II 16 Cow milk primary formula (Bebilon 1) 4 ± 1 5.5 ± 0.8
III 14 Highly hydrolyzed protein formula (Nutramigen) 4 ± 2 5.6 ± 1.0
IV 15 Infusion of glucose/saline mixture 4.5 ± 1.5 6.3 ± 1.9
V 14 Total parenteral nutrition 4 ± 2 4.9 ± 1.8