TABLE 2.

Rates of First Episode Late-Onset Sepsis/1000 Hospital Days Versus Birth Weight and GA: NICHD Neonatal Research Network, September 1, 1998, through August 31, 2000

Birth Weight (Grams)Nn With Late SepsisRate/1000 Hospital Days Based on 1 Episode per Baby*GA (Weeks)Nn With Late SepsisRate/1000 Hospital Days Based on 1 Episode per Baby*
400–50098425.42<256563005.15
501–75010694574.8225–2826757613.73
751–100014944223.5829–3224762422.12
1001–125016262502.7033+407100.78
1251–150019281421.87
  • * Infants followed to 120 days, discharge (up to 1 year) or death.

  • GA missing for 1 infant.