Table 3.

Distribution of Admissions by Gestation, Plurality, and Postnatal Transfer*

Gestation (Weeks)Gestation Recorded at BirthGestation Recalculated From Record Form AdmissionsnSingletons n
(% Admissions)
TwinsTripletsQuadrupletsPostnatal Transfer
Total
Live Births n
Admitted to NNUn (%)PregnanciesAdmissions n(%)PregnanciesAdmissions n(%)PregnanciesAdmissions n (%)
≤211043330000
(2.9)(100)
2213817221369003
(12.3)(59.1)(40.9)(13.6)
23241121131962029341223
(50.2)(73.3)(22.1)(3.1)(1.5)(17.6)
243823132982133969716039
(81.9)(71.5)(23.2)(5.4)(13.1)
2542438935724947829241249
(91.7)(69.7)(23)(6.7)(.6)(13.7)
Total1289843811574112189194424114
(70.8%)(23.3%)(5.4%)(.5%)(14.1%)
  • NNU indicates neonatal unit.

  • * The gestation at birth is that upon which antenatal decisions were based, the effect of recalculation of gestational age after admission using information from the study record form is shown. Percentages are for the numbers admitted by gestational age.