Table 1.

Patient Demographics

Patient CharacteristicFluconazole-Treated (n = 53)Placebo-Treated (n = 50)P Value
Inborn45 (84.9)44 (88).647
Birth weight (g)992 (± 258)919 (± 239).639
Female gender28 (52.8)28 (56).747
Gestational age (wk)28.0 (± 2.12)28.0 (± 2.22).719
Nonwhite race37 (69.8)33 (66).679
Maternal steroids.373
 None11 (20.8)13 (26)
 <2 doses17 (32.1)10 (20)
 ≥2 doses25 (47.2)27 (54)
Apgar, 5 min.872
 1–37 (13.2)5 (10)
 4–619 (35.9)18 (36)
 7–927 (51)27 (54)
Cesarean delivery32 (60.4)31 (62).866
Rupture of membranes >24 h11 (20.8)12 (24).693
Death at any time5 (9.4)10 (20).129
Age at enrollment.902
 <24 h15 (28.3)14 (28)
 24–48 h17 (32.1)18 (36)
 >48 and <72 h21 (39.6)18 (36)
  • * Values reflect n (%) unless otherwise noted.

  • Median ± standard deviation.