TABLE 1

Characteristics of the Study Population

CharacteristicETT Epinephrine (n = 14)Intravenous Epinephrine (n = 23)P
Birth weight, g2771 ± 12232668 ± 1162NS
Gestational age, wk36 ± 636 ± 6NS
Preterm (<34 wk), n (%)3 (21)7 (30)NS
Male, n (%)9 (64)11 (48)NS
Breech, n (%)2 (14)2 (9)NS
Meconium stained fluid, n (%)5 (36)7 (30)NS
Cesarean section, n (%)11 (79)16 (70)NS
Emergent Cesarean section, n (%)9 (64)11 (48)NS
  • NS indicates not statistically significant, P > .05.