TABLE 3.

Family-Centered Care Clinical Outcomes

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NMean SDNMean SD
Gestational age (wk)145028.0 ± 2.9157227.9 ± 3.0
Birth weight (g)14501028 ± 30115721026 ± 299
Length of stay122564.0 ± 36.6110363.6 ± 33.5
Chronic lung disease118727.3%132231.4%
Feeding Outcome Data*
 Gestational age (wk) at full PO feed27936.20 ± 2.1972336.19 ± 2.32
  • SD indicates standard deviation.

  • * Excluding discharges who never reached full feeds (2.8% in 1998; 3.2% in 2000).

  • Discharges in 1998 up to last 30 per center.