TABLE 2

Neonatal Demographic, Clinical, and Safety Variables

ICC (n = 36)DCC (n = 36)P
Birth weight, mean ± SD (range), g1151 ± 3791175 ± 346NS
Gestational age, wk28.2 ± 2.428.3 ± 2.1NS
24 wk 0 d to 27 wk 6 d, n1514
28 wk 0 d to 31 wk 6 d, n2122
Male/female ratio19/1723/13NS
Apgar score, median
    1 min7 (1–9)7 (1–9)NS
    5 min8 (1–9)8 (2–9)
Temperature on admission to NICU, °F (range)96.8 ± 1.5 (92.8–99.3)97.1 ± 1.2 (94–99.4)NS
    °C (range)36 ± 0.8 (33.8–37.4)36.2 ± 6 (34.4–37.4)
Maximum serum bilirubin, mg/dL (range)9.5 ± 2.10 (5.5–13.8)10.1 ± 2.4 (6.6–15.1)NS
Initial hematocrit, %46 ± 6 (34–60)49 ± 6 (37–62).06
Mean of first 4-h mean blood pressure31.9 ± 633.8 ± 4.5NS
SNAP scores13.3 ± 1212.3 ± 11NS
Cord clamp time, sec (range, median)6.9 ± 4.3 (1–25, 5)32.1 ± 12.6 (2–49, 33)< .001
  • NS indicates nonsignificant; SNAP, Score for Neonatal Acute Physiology.