Table 3.

Clinical Variables and Association With Colonization

Clinical FactorFluconazole-Treated (n = 53)Placebo-Treated (n = 50)
ColonizedNot ColonizedPValueColonizedNot ColonizedP Value
Vaginal delivery6 (75)15 (33.3).02611 (48)8 (30).186
Gestational age (wk)25.6 (24–29)27.9 (24–33).01627.2 (24–31)28.5 (24–34.7).039
Birth weight (g)870 (584–1270)992 (580–1479).224893 (516–1426)1019 (588–1380).064
Length of antibiotics (d)15.5 (7–35)12 (0–55).50415 (3–89)10 (0–46).042
Length of methylzanthine (d)43.5 (0–56)36 (0–94).79046 (0–142)33 (0–144).497
Length of steroids (d)4.5 (0–29)0 (0–27).0761 (0–24)0 (0–24).283
Length of intubation (d)18 (0–48)10 (0–94).58210 (0–93)2 (0–85).160
Length of central line use (d)31.5 (0–56)10 (0–84).33219 (0–102)3 (0–52).051
DOL initially fed5.5 (2–15)3 (2–12).0793.5 (2–23)3 (2–24).336
Length of parenteral nutrition (d)34.5 (5–64)18 (5–70).04218 (0–57)19 (2–73).536
Length of Intralipid (d)33 (5–62)16 (5–68).03418 (0–57)18 (2–73).664
  • * Values express median (range) unless otherwise noted.

  • n (%).