Table 5.

Resource Use and Discharge Disposition (n = 19 507)

GA (Weeks)Total
<2828 to 3233 to 37>37
Day 1 NTISS score20 (14–26)14 (10–21)9 (7–17)10 (7–15)11
Mean GA (wk) at discharge home40 (38–48)37 (36–43)38 (37–41)41 (40–43)39
Mean duration of NICU stay (d)60 (19–81)31 (17–66)13 (9–30)9 (5–20)19
Disposition of survivors at discharge or
transfer from admitting NICU
 Home (%)38 (8–85)37 (2–85)50 (11–83)52 (25–81)47
 Community (levels 1 and 2) hospital (%)40 (0–83)56 (0–72)43 (0–89)36 (0–63)43
 Tertiary level hospital (%)21 (0–68)7 (0–24)4 (0–15)6 (0–23)6
 Other facility (%)1 (0–4)1 (0–4)4 (0–16)7 (0–29)4