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Table 3 Comparison between measured composition of DHM and reported pooled DHM [12]

From: The fortification method relying on assumed human milk composition overestimates the actual energy and macronutrient intakes in very preterm infants

  Measured Samples = 116 Reported Samples = 179 p
  Mean SD Mean SD  
Energy (kcal/dL) 60.0 3.6 66.0 12.0 < 0.0001
Protein (g/dL) 0.9 0.2 0.9 0.4 NS
Fat (g/dL) 2.8 0.3 4.0 1.4 < 0.0001
Carbohydrates 7.1 0.4 6.6 0.7 < 0.0001
  1. ‡ t test Abbreviations: DHM donated human milk