Table 2.

Neonatal Profile

PPHN
(N = 40)
Control
(N = 61)
P Value*
Sex, male (%)57.5 54.1 NS
Gestation (wk)38.9 (1.7)39.2 (1.7)NS
Weight (g)3524.5 (656.1)3577 (636.1)NS
Length (cm)51.1 (3.2)51.5 (3.1)NS
Head circumference (cm)35.1 (2)34.8 (2)NS
Apgar ≤6 at 1 minute (%)75.8 24.2 .001
Apgar ≤6 at 5 minutes (%)250.001
  • * Student t test or Pearson χ2 analysis.

  • Mean (standard deviation).