Table 1.

Characterisation of GBS-Infected Infants and the Noninfected RDS Group

GBS
n = 118
RDS
n = 236
P Value
BW (g)1468 (1015–2170)1190 (960–1440)<.001*
Gestational age (wk)30 (27–33)29 (28–31).108*
Multiple pregnancy (n[%])21 (18)44 (19).410
Rectal temperature at admission (°C)36.6 (36.0–37.0)36.3 (35.7–36.9).006*
Sex, male (n[%])75 (64)131 (56).170
Umbilical artery pH7.29 (7.21–7.34)7.30 (7.23–7.34).569*
Age at intubation (min)15 (3–300)5 (2–10)<.001*
Apgar at 5 min7 (6–9)8 (7–9).186*
  • Values are median (25th and 75th percentiles) or n(%).

  • * Wilcoxon rank-sum test.

  • Fisher's exact test.