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Table 1 General information of patients with necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) and controls

From: Colonization of fecal microbiota from patients with neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis exacerbates intestinal injury in germfree mice subjected to necrotizing enterocolitis-induction protocol via alterations in butyrate and regulatory T cells

  Total   Surgical patients
  NEC group Control group p NEC group Control group p
GA (weeks), median (IQR) 31.0 (29.4–33.7) 31.1(29.3–33.2) 0.75 31.8 (29.4–33.1) 33.3 (29.8–34.1) 0.26
Age (days), median (IQR) 15 (12–19) 15 (12–18) 0.81 11 (9–22) 4 (3–7)  < 0.01
BW (g), median (IQR) 1710 (1405–1970) 1720 (1360–1960) 0.84 1950 (1320–2230) 1920 (1670–2260) 0.62
Female, n (%) 40 (49.4%) 45 (55.6%) 0.43 10 (52.6%) 9 (47.4%) 0.75
  1. IQR interquartile range, NEC necrotizing enterocolitis, GA gestational age, BW birth weight