TABLE 4.

Primary Reason Documented for Discharge Delay of Near-Term and Full-Term Neonates

Primary Reason for Delay of DischargeNear TermFull TermComment
Jaundice8/49 (16.3%)1/36 (0.03%)P = .072; 95% CI: 0.083–311.1; OR: 6.71
Respiratory distress8/26 (30.8%)2/4 (50%)P = .58; 95% CI: 0.03–7.36; OR: 0.46
Poor feeding22/29 (75.9%)2/7 (28.6%)P = .029; 95% CI: 0.94–93.4; OR: 7
Neonates (total) with discharge delay507
  • The total cells include several infants with diagnoses not included in the table.