TABLE 1

Characteristics of Patients in the Trial

CharacteristicNOSBuprenorphineP
n1313
Gender
    Male710
    Female63
Race
    White, non-Hispanic1311
    White, Hispanic02
Onset of treatment after birth, mean (SD), d2.8 (1.6)2.5 (1.1).4
Gestational age, mean, wk38.739.3.9
Birth weight, g30202985.97
1-min Apgar score, meana8.27.3.2
5-min Apgar score, meana8.88.5.3
  • a One child in the buprenorphine group was born outside the hospital and did not have Apgar scores recorded.