TABLE 3

Characteristics of Infants Born at Facilities With and Without Universal Bilirubin Screening

No Universal Screening (N = 319 904)Universal Screening (N = 38 182)P
Gestational age, mean ± SD, wk39.2 ± 1.439.0 ± 1.4<.001
Birth weight, mean ± SD, g3459 ± 5053418 ± 499<.001
Male, n (%)163 406 (51)19 706 (52).05
SGA, n (%)3702 (1.2)408 (1.1).1
LGA, n (%)8571 (2.7)975 (2.2).2
Black, n (%)26 259 (8.2)3048 (8.0).1
Asian, n (%)56 248 (18)9052 (22)<.001
AAP risk group, n (%)
    Low risk276 386 (87.3)35 643 (85.5)<.001
    Medium risk39 821 (12.5)5437 (14.2)
    High risk697 (0.2)102 (0.3)
  • SGA indicates small for gestational age; LGA, large for gestational age.