Table 1.

Demographic Data

ParameterSNIPPV
(n = 34)
NCPAP
(n = 30)
P
Value
BW (g)*1088 ± 641032 ± 76.57
GA (wk)*27.7 ± 0.427.6 ± 0.6.87
Male gender [n (%)]17 (50)17 (57).63
African American
mother [n(%)]
30 (88)25 (83).35
Chorio [n(%)]8 (24)3 (10).19
ANS [n(%)]28 (82)21 (70).38
PIH [n(%)]7 (21)6 (20)1.0
Surfactant doses*1.3 ± 0.21.1 ± 0.2.35
  • BW indicates birth weight; Chorio, choroamnionitis; ANS, antenatal steroids; PIH, pregnancy-induced hypertension.

  • * Mean ± standard error of the mean.