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Table 2 Patient characteristics in the four weeks postpartum

From: Weight shapes the intestinal microbiome in preterm infants: results of a prospective observational study

  Week 1
n = 31
Week 2
n = 37
Week 3
n = 35
Week 4
n = 32
Corrected age in days (range) 4 (1–6) 8 (8–11) 15 (15–19) 22 (22–29)
Weight, g (range) 831 (495–1040) 864 (483–1230) 969 (570–1235) 1095 (705–1675)
Mothers’ milk usage (%) 16 (40) 34 (87) 25 (69) 21 (66)
Antibiotic exposure at same day as faeces sample day (%) 26 (65) 12 (31) 17 (41) 5 (16)