TABLE 1

Patient Demographics

PB + EM, n = 37PB, n = 35P
Gestational age (wk)a28 (2)28 (2).584
Birth wt (g)a1085 (360)1194 (386).222
Male genderb22 (59)24 (69).421
Antenatal steroid exposureb37 (100)35 (100).985
Cesarean deliveryb22 (59)21 (60).963
Multiple birthsb14 (38)12 (34).754
Regional anesthesiab17 (46)19 (54).479
Maternal temperature (°C)a36.7 (0.5)36.8 (0.6).455
Maternal temperature >37.7°Cb4 (11)5 (14).653
Respiratory support in DRb37 (100)35 (100).985
Intubated in DRb4 (11)6 (17).437
DR temperature (°C)a22.9 (1.8)22.4 (1.3).193
Transport incubator temperature (°C)a34.9 (1.5)34.9 (1.5).887
Time to NICU admission (min)a24 (7)19 (7).008c
  • a Data are mean (SD).

  • b Data are n (%).

  • c Significant P value.