TABLE 2

Respiratory Parameters and Outcome for Transported Infants

ParameterAll (N = 220)Air (N = 30)Road (N = 190)P
Fio2 at start of transport, median (range)0.45 (0.21–1.0)0.45 (0.21–1.0)0.45 (0.21–1.00)NS
Fio2 at end of transport, median (range)0.34 (0.21–1.0)0.34 (0.21–1.0)0.35 (0.21–1.00)NS
Change in Fio2 during transport, median (range)−6 (−79 to + 45)−13 (−79 to + 45)−5 (−79 to + 43)NS
Trip duration, median (range), min35 (3–160)91 (8–160)33 (3–123)<.0001
Temperature start of trip, median (range)36.9 (34.9–39.4)36.8 (35.7–39.4)36.9 (34.9–38.6)NS
Temperature at end of trip, median (range)36.9 (35.7–38.4)36.9 (35.8–37.4)36.9 (35.7–38.4)NS
NCPAP, median (range), cm H2O7 (5–10)7 (5–8)7 (5–10)NS
Intubation within 24-h arrival, n (%)28 (13)3 (10)25 (13)NS
Intubation >24 h after arrival, n (%)4 (2)1 (3)3 (2)NS
Intubated for surgery, n (%)11 (5)0 (0)11 (6)NS
  • NS indicates not significant.