Table 4.

Absolute Changes (Mean ± SD) in Anthropometric Measurements and Bone Mass Between 1 and 6 Months of Age by Feeding Group During the First 6 Months of Age

MeasurementHuman MilkLow MineralModerate MineralP*
Weight, kg2.93  ± 0.56†3.19  ± 0.623.42  ± 0.62†.007
Length, cm11.1  ± 1.7†12.5  ± 1.9†11.8  ± 2.9.05 
Bone mineral contents, g59.2  ± 17.1†65.6  ± 17.5‡81.7  ± 25.4†‡<.001
  • * P values are for group differences.

  • Means with the same symbols on each row are different atP < .05.