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Table 1 Postdischarge feeding knowledge scores of preterm infants’ caregivers

From: Factors affecting the catch-up growth of preterm infants after discharge in China: a multicenter study based on the health belief model

Dimensionality Range Mean ± standard deviation Item average ± standard deviation
Dairy choice 0–5 4.22 ± 0.96 0.84 ± 0.19
Reasonable standards and importance of catch-up growth 0–3 2.34 ± 0.84 0.78 ± 0.28
Knowledge of complementary foods 0–8 6.07 ± 1.32 0.76 ± 0.16
Vitamin D addition 0–2 1.59 ± 0.64 0.8 ± 0.32
Total points 0–18 14.22 ± 2.42 0.79 ± 0.13