Table 1.

Patient Profile

TraitControl Group
(n = 41)
Nitric Oxide Groups
(n = 114)
Birth weight, kg* 3.4  ± 0.53.4  ± 0.5
Gestational age, wk* 39.7  ± 1.839.8  ± 1.6
5-Min Apgar Score, no. *, 7  ± 27  ± 2
Age, start ℞ gas, h* 26  ± 1825  ± 17
Male sex, no. (%)27 (66)58 (51)
Race, no. (%)
 Black11 (27)25 (22)
 Hispanic10 (24)20 (18)
 White20 (49)59 (52)
 Other0 (0)10 (9) 
Cesarean section, no. (%) 25 (61)70 (62)
Inborn, no. (%)3 (7)12 (11)
Primary diagnosis, no. (%)
 Meconium aspiration syndrome26 (63)60 (53)
 Sepsis13 (32)30 (26)
 Idiopathic PPHN 5 (12)24 (21)
 Respiratory distress syndrome 4 (10)13 (11)
 Other 5 (12)22 (19)
  • * Values are mean ± SD.

  • One patient has missing information.

  • Two patients have missing information.