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Table 1 Data of medical history (n = 913)

From: Gastrointestinal symptoms of infantile colic and their change after light needling of acupuncture: a case series study of 913 infants

Variable Mean (SD)/N (%)
Gestational age, weeks 39.1 (1.8)
Start of colic symptoms, age in weeks 1.6 (1.2)
Bodyweight, kg  
   at birth 3.45 (0.55)
   at start of the study 4.58 (0.77)
Length, cm  
   at birth 50.1 (2.4)
   at start of the study 55.4 (2.8)
Prevalence of colic symptoms as infant  
   Mother 298 (33%)
Yes 515 (57%)
No 93 (10%)
Don't know 235 (26%)
Father 501 (55%)
Yes 168 (19%)
No  
Don't know  
Colic symptoms in 593 biological siblings 348 (59%)