TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of the Study Cohort

CharacteristicsGA <29 wk n = 10GA >29 wk n = 44P
Mean birth weight, g (SD)1080 (94)1810 (253)0.10
Cesarean delivery7260.41
Apgar <7 @ 1 min390.43
Apgar <7 @ 5 min00N/A
ROM >12 h260.26
Prenatal steroids, 2 doses0280.35
Failed nCPAP4140.25
Pao2 at intubation (SD)41.1 (1.8)46.3 (2.1)0.08
Paco2 at intubation (SD)70.3 (3.1)68.0 (3.2)0.12
  • GA, gestational age; N/A, not applicable; ROM, rupture of membranes.