Table 3

Number of hard and soft stools observed during three day stool observation periods at ages 1–4 months       

Age (months)
1234
HardSoftHardSoftHardSoftHardSoft
LCPUFA group0.55.80.154.60.545.01.63.5
(0.03)(0.01)(0.02)(0.08)(0.03)(0.08)(0.06)(0.08)
Non-LCPUFA group1.76.11.15.21.34.51.54.4
(0.09)(0.1)(0.05)(0.08)(0.05)(0.06)(0.06)(0.08)
p Value0.003NS0.001NS0.004NSNSNS
  • Values are mean (SEM).

  • LCPUFA, long chain polyunsaturates acid; NS, not significant.