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Table 1 Characteristics of the mothers and infants (n = 191)

From: Feasibility and safety of setting up a donor breastmilk bank in a neonatal prem unit in a resource limited setting: An observational, longitudinal cohort study

Parameter  
Maternal age (years): Mean (SD) 26.51 (6.07)
Maternal positive HIV status: number (%) 100 (52.4)
Twin delivery: number (%) 43 (22.5)
Current or treated TB: number (%) 10 (5.24)
Current or treated Syphilis: number (%) 6 (3.1)
Peripartum complications: number (%) 169 (88.48)
Caesarean delivery: number (%) 99 (51.8)
Gestational age (weeks): Median (IQR) 32 (30-33)
Small for gestational age infant: number (%) 61 (31.9)
Infant birth weight (kg): Mean (SD) 1.38 (0.26)
Duration of hospitalisation Median (IQR) 22 (13-30)
First feed used: Formula: number (%) 79 (41.4)
  Breastfeed: number (%) 81 (42.4)
  HTEBM: number (%) 15 (7.9)
  Donor breastmilk: number (%) 16 (8.4)