TABLE 6.

Rates of Survival for EPT Liveborn Infants (23–25 Weeks) in Population-Based Surveys for Infants Born After 1990

ReferenceRegionYear of BirthRate of SurvivalNo. of Liveborn Infants (GA Range)23 wk, %24 wk, %25 wk, %
1World review1990–19992–3517–5835–85
12New Zealand1998–1999At discharge167 (20–26)972 (24–25 wk)
11Canada1996–1997At discharge949174468
13France1997At discharge20703150
9Wales1993–1994At 1 y42658
10N. England1991–1994At 1 y21735
8UK-Ireland1995At discharge1289 (21–25)112644
14Australia1991–1992At 2 y401 (23–27)103358
15Australia1992–1993At 1 y614 (20–27)23149
Present studyBelgium*1999–2000At discharge322 (22–26)52955
  • * Data on nonadmitted infants were not collected in 5 units.