TABLE 1

Antenatal, Birth, and Infant Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of the Participants at the 5-Year Follow-up

Characteristicsn-3 LCPUFA (n = 165)OO (n = 157)
Antenatal characteristics
 Gestation, wk39.1 (1.1)a39.5 (1.2)b
 Maternal age, y33.1 (4.5)33.4 (4.0)
 Paternal allergy
  Yes89 (53.9)85 (54.1)
 Parity
  Nulliparous77 (46.7)78 (49.7)
 Delivery method
  Normal labor102 (62.2)c100 (64.1)
 Maternal passive smoking exposure during pregnancy
  Yes76 (46.3)c81 (51.6)
 Maternal education, y
  10–1226 (20.3)35 (27.3)
  >12102 (79.7)93 (72.7)
Birth characteristics
 Sex
  Boy84 (50.9)72 (45.9)
 Birth wt, g3423 (425)c3513 (434)d
 Birth length, cm50.1 (2.7)c50.6 (2.2)e
 Head circumference, cm35.0 (1.9)f35.0 (2.0)g
Infant characteristics
 Ever breastfed
  Yes144 (98.0)h145 (98.6)h
 Breastfed until 6 mo
  Yes138 (97.2)i134 (97.1)j
 Capsule adherence, %58.7 (32.2)k66.4 (26.7)l
 Age when first started complementary feeding, mo5.6 (1.0)m5.5 (0.8)m
  • Data are mean (SD) for continuous variables or counts (%) for dichotomous variables.

  • a Data available for n = 157.

  • b Data available for n = 148.

  • c Data available for n = 164.

  • d Data available for n = 156.

  • e Data available for n = 155.

  • f Data available for n = 158.

  • g Data available for n = 149.

  • h Data available for n = 147.

  • i Data available for n = 142.

  • j Data available for n = 138.

  • k Data available for n = 140.

  • l Data available for n = 135.

  • m Data available for n = 141.