TABLE 2

Treatment Practices at Breathsavers Group Hospitals, 2001 and 2003

Treatment Practice, %2001 Value2003 ValueUnadjusted OR (95% CI)aOR (95% CI)
Delivery room care
    Supplemental oxygen94.290.10.56 (0.35–0.88)0.52 (0.30–0.91)
    Bag/mask48.352.71.19 (0.85–1.67)1.18 (0.78–1.79)
    ETT/ventilation59.559.51.00 (0.73–1.36)1.06 (0.69–1.63)
    Chest compressions6.87.71.14 (0.90–1.44)1.05 (0.76–1.45)
    Surfactant32.245.21.74 (0.93–3.23)2.27 (1.09–4.72)
Surfactant at any time70.169.20.96 (0.73–1.26)1.02 (0.77–1.35)
Conventional ventilation72.366.10.75 (0.61–0.91)0.69 (0.55–0.87)
NCPAP60.871.31.60 (1.31–1.96)1.91 (1.49–2.47)
High-frequency ventilation28.927.90.95 (0.70–1.29)0.94 (0.66–1.33)
Steroids for BPD16.96.70.35 (0.26–0.49)0.30 (0.21–0.44)
  • ETT indicates endotracheal tube; NCPAP, nasal continuous positive airway pressure.