TABLE 5.

Independent Predictors of Reduced O2 Saturation

Predictor VariablePredicted Decrease in O2 Sat95% Confidence Interval of Decrease in O2 SatP Value
Younger age, mo0.41*0.09–0.73.01
White race2.470.31–4.63.02
Absence of maternal asthma2.75−0.05–5.55.05
Maternal smoking2.30−0.05–4.66.05
  • * Each month of younger age is associated with a predicted reduction of 0.41% in O2 saturation.