TABLE 1

Baseline Characteristics According to Study Group

CharacteristicStudy Group
PlaceboLactobacillus acidophilusL acidophilus/Bifidobacterium lactis
N, intent to treat104110112
Age, y
    Mean ± SD4.1 ± 0.543.7 ± 0.73.8 ± 0.6
    Median4.23.54.1
Weight, kg
    Mean ± SD17.1 ± 2.3018.0 ± 5.416.9 ± 2.0
    Median171717
Male, n (%)44 (42.3)47 (42.0)53 (48.2)