TABLE 1

Survival Outcomes of Infants Born at 23, 24, and 25 Weeks’ Gestation in Australia From 2010 to 2013, Derived From the AIHW NPDC and the ANZNN Database of Neonatal Intensive Care Admissions

Survival Outcomes23 wk24 wk25 wk
Total births125711551175
Stillborn, n (%)
 Total births 763 (61)459 (40)336 (29)
 Congenital abnormalitya96 of 407 (24)145 of 421 (34)b145 of 421 (34)b
 IOL561 of 763 (74)345 of 459 (75)279 of 336 (83)
Live born
n (% total births)494 (39)696 (60)839 (71)
 Congenital abnormality, n (%)a18 of 273 (7)15 of 860 (2)b15 of 860 (2)b
 IOL, n (%)78 of 494 (16)63 of 696 (9)34 of 839 (4)
NICU admitted
n (% of live born)187 (38)560 (80)754 (90)
 Congenital abnormality, n (%)a7 of 1247 (0.6)c7 of 1247 (0.6)c7 of 1247 (0.6)c
Discharged from the hospitald
n (% of NICU admitted)98 (52)361 (64)578 (79)
  • a Percentage of total in which cause-of-death data were complete.

  • b Gestation categories were combined to maintain deidentification because of low numbers of live-born infants with death due to congenital abnormality at 24 and 25 wk reported within individual years by AIHW.

  • c Gestation categories were combined to maintain deidentification because of low numbers of live-born NICU-admitted infants with death due to congenital abnormality at 23, 24, and 25 wk reported within individual years by AIHW.

  • d Total of data published by the ANZNN for the years 2010,9 2011,10 2012,11 and 2013.6