Table 3.

Differences in Hospital Stay and Need of NICU Patterns from Birth to Term by Intervention Groups (KMC vs TC) and Birth Weight Categories

WeightStay in Hospital (days)Stay in NICU (days)
TC (+SD)KMC (+SD)TC (+SD)KMC (+SD)
<1201 g40.0  ± 10.535.5  ± 17.07.2  ± 0.08.9  ± 14.1
1201 g–1500 g26.9  ± 14.020.2  ± 8.82.6  ± 6.41.9  ± 4.1
1501 g–1800 g10.0  ± 9.210.7  ± 7.8.56  ± 2.01.8  ± 4.4
>1800 g6.2  ± 7.66.7  ± 7.1.34  ± 1.51.1  ± 4.9