TABLE 4

Incidence of Hyperbilirubinemia

Incidence, %Change, %P
No Universal ScreeningUniversal Screening
TSB level at or above AAP exchange levela0.450.17−62<.001
TSB level of 15–19.9 mg/dL9.5914.94+56<.001
TSB level of 20–24.9 mg/dL2.021.37−32<.001
TSB level of 25–29.9 mg/dL0.120.031−74<.001
TSB level of ≥30 mg/dL0.0120.0052−57.3
  • a From the 2004 AAP exchange transfusion guideline.1