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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population showing age distribution, gestational age at birth, birth weight, position in the family and feeding methods during the first 6 months after birth

From: Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis: a 4-year experience from two tertiary care centres in Cameroon

Category Characteristic Number Percentage
Age at presentation (weeks) < 2 1 4.8
2–4 9 42.9
4–6 7 33.3
> 6 4 19.0
Gestational age (weeks) < 37 12 57.1
37–42 9 42.9
Birth weight (g) < 25.00 14 66.7
25.00–4.000 7 33.3
Family order First 10 47.6
Second 3 14.3
Third 2 9.5
Fourth 3 14.3
Fifth 1 4.8
Others 2 9.5
Feeding method Breast feeding 14 66.7
Artificial milk 5 23.8
Mixed feeding 2 9.5
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