Table 5.

Outcome of GBS-Infected Infants and the Noninfected RDS Group

GBS
n = 118
RDS
n = 236
P Value
Alive at 28 d83 (70%)191 (81%).028*
Alive at discharge82 (69%)190 (80%).014*
In supplemental oxygen at 28 d
(bronchopulmonary dysplasia)
24 (20%)47 (20%).888*
Days in hospital32 (5–68)69 (59–79).200
Days on the ventilator5 (3–11)7 (4–18).538
Days in supplemental oxygen7 (3–21)5 (2–24).046
Complications 0–28 d
Pulmonary interstitial emphysema29 (25%)45 (19%).209*
Pneumothorax19 (16%)31 (13%).518*
Patent ductus arteriosus requiring treatment42 (35%)117 (50%).009*
ICH50 (43%)83 (35%).201*
Grade I–II28 (24%)43 (18%)
Grade III–IV22 (19%)40 (17%)
Alive at d 28 without ICH or
bronchopulmonary dysplasia
37 (31%)103 (44%).015*
  • Values are n (%) or median (25th–75th percentile).

  • * Fisher's exact test.

  • Log rank test.