Table 5 Mean TI at 12 days and 6 weeks, relative to first-week feeding group

From: Do early infant feeding patterns relate to breast-feeding continuation and weight gain? Data from a longitudinal cohort study

Feeding group 12-day TI 6-week TI
  N Mean (s.d.) N Mean (s.d.)
BREAST 159 −0.081 (0.428) 170 +0.021 (0.700)
MIXED 47 −0.047 (0.436) 46 +0.203 (0.665)
BOTTLE 256 +0.084 (0.337) 249 +0.169 (0.671)
P-value (ANOVA)   0.003*   0.048**
  1. *Significant differences in 12-day TI between BREAST and BOTTLE groups (P<0.001) and MIXED and BOTTLE groups (P=0.032), LSD post hoc tests.
  2. **Significant differences in 6-week-TI between BREAST and BOTTLE groups (P=0.022), LSD post hoc tests.