Table 2.

Clinical Features of Study Infants With and Without Candidemia

Risk FactorsWith Candidemia
(n = 58)
Without Candidemia
(n = 391)
P Value
Median (Range)Median (Range)
Birth weight (g)673 (426–995)804 (376–1000)<.05
GA (wk)25 (23–27)26 (23–33)<.01
Length of stay (d)114 (65–243)87 (39–321)<.01
Apgar at 1 minute3 (1–8)4 (0–9)NS
Apgar at 5 minute6.5 (1–9)7 (1–9)NS
No. (%) No. (%)
Male gender31 (53%)185 (47%)NS
Black ethnicity42 (72%)280 (72%)NS
Chronic lung disease54 (93%)282 (72%)<.01
Severe intraventricular hemorrhage plus periventricular leukomalacia10 (17%) 42 (11%).19
ROP56 (96%)334 (85%).02
Threshold ROP19 (33%) 39 (10%)<.01