TABLE 1.

Demographic and Perinatal Characteristics of SurgNEC, MedNEC, and NoNEC Follow-up Groups

SurgNECMedNECNoNECSurgNEC Versus NoNECMedNEC Versus NoNEC
Birth weight, g, mean ± SD757 ± 129762 ± 133792 ± 132P = .003P = .01
HC at birth, cm, mean ± SD23.2 ± 1.623.2 ± 1.423.6 ± 1.6P = .0016P = .01
EGA <28 wk, n (%)102 (82)101 (83)2092 (77)NSNS
ROM >24 h, n (%)*43 (35)32 (27)653 (25)P = .014NS
AABX, n (%)84 (68)90 (75)1793 (66)NSP = .07
Inborn, n (%)108 (87)107 (88)2461 (91)NSNS
Male, n (%)64 (52)59 (49)1269 (47)NSNS
Race, n (%)NSNS
    Black52 (42)62 (51)1191 (44)
    White48 (39)44 (36)1090 (40)
    Hispanic20 (16)11 (9)338 (13)
Multiple, n (%)30 (24)30 (25)608 (22)NSNS
SGA, n (%)17 (14)21 (17)481 (18)NSNS
ANS, n (%)91 (73)97 (81)2071 (77)NSNS
  • EGA indicates estimated gestational age; AABX, Antenatal antibiotics; SGA, small for gestational age; ANS, antenatal steroids. SurgNEC N = 124, MedNEC N = 121, NoNEC N = 2703.. P > .1 is reported as not significant (NS).

  • * SurgNEC N = 123, MedNEC N = 118, NoNEC N = 2640.

  • SurgNEC N = 124, MedNEC N = 120, NoNEC N = 2697.

  • SurgNEC N = 124, MedNEC N = 120, NoNEC N = 2699.