TABLE 1.

Mean (SD) Age, Weight, Respiratory Rate, and Oxygen Saturation at Admission for the 3 Groups

GroupnMean (SD)
Age, moWeight, kgRespiratory Rate, breaths per minSao2, %
Cardiac1710.6 (11.2)6.6 (4.4)*69 (16.0)89 (4)
Lung189.2 (5.8)7.8 (2.5)62 (16.0)89 (4)
Control1317.3 (8.7)10.1 (3.6)35 (9)98 (1)
  • Sao2 indicates room air oxygen saturation.

  • * Weight of infants with CHF, compared with control subjects, P < .05.

  • Age of infants with lung disease, compared with control subjects, P < .05.

  • Respiratory rate and oxygen saturation of infants with lung disease or CHF, compared with control subjects, P < .001.