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Table 3 Neonatal outcomes between groups

From: Clinical course of preterm prelabor rupture of membranes in the era of prophylactic antibiotics

Character Study group (n = 119) Control group (n = 51) P value
Sex    0.29
 - Male 80 (67.2%) 30 (58.8%)  
 - Female 39 (32.8%) 21 (41.2%)  
Birth weight (grams) 1944.7 ± 427.4 1896.3 ± 419.8 0.49
Apgar scores    
 At 1 minute < 7 22 (18.5%) 8 (15.7%) 0.83
 At 5 minutes < 7 5 (4.2%) 2 (3.9%) 0.58
Median day of 8 (5,20) 8 (5, 22) 0.69
hospitalization (interquartile)    
RDS 18 (15.1%) 6 (11.8%) 0.73
IVH 2 (1.7%) 1 (2%) 1.00
NEC 3 (2.5%) 2 (3.9%) 0.63
Infectious morbidity 25 (21%) 18 (35.3%) 0.04
 - Sepsis 10 7  
 - Pneumonia 9 9  
 - Meningitis 2 1  
 - Omphalitis 4 1  
NICU stay 38 (31.9%) 16 (31.4%) 0.94
Ventilation assistance 16 (13.4%) 13 (25.5%) 0.05
Mortality 2 (1.7%) 2 (3.9%) 0.58
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD, median (interquartile) or n (%).
  2. RDS: respiratory distress syndrome, IVH: intraventricular hemorrhage, NEC: necrotizing enterocolitis, NICU: neonatal intensive care unit.