TABLE 5

Combined Analysis of 32- and 36-Week Count During Feedings With Parent Versus With Nurse

Counts per Hour32 wkPercent Change With Parent PresentP36 wkPercent Change With Parent PresentP
Feeding With NurseFeeding With ParentFeeding With NurseFeeding With Parent
Adult words+175.01+63.02
    Mean ± SD274 ± 600754 ± 1031797 ± 10021423 ± 1666
    Median44220403927
    Range0–33596–37420–546065–7894
Conversational turns+240.02NS
    Mean ± SD2 ± 46 ± 135 ± 66 ± 7
    Median0234
    Range0–190–460–280–30
Child vocalizationsNSNS
    Mean ± SD9 ± 915 ± 2117 ± 2013 ± 12
    Median491011
    Range0–370–870–930–49
  • NS indicates not significant.