Table 4

Odds ratios for significant associations between survival without significant BPD and related variables in ELBW infants
OR (95% CI) p-value
- Cesarean section 2.44 (1.38-4.33) 0.002
- Multiple gestation 0.46 (0.25-083) 0.011
- Level of resuscitation 0.36 (0.25-0.50) <0.001
- Birth weight (1000 grams) 1.72 (1.51-1.96) <0.001
- Mechanical ventilation (days) 0.97 (0.94-0.99) 0.015
- Intraventricular hemorrhage, grades III-IV 0.10 (0.04-0.23) <0.001
- Severe arterial hypotension 0.17 (0.07-0.41) 0.001

Sample size: Included 409/415 newborns (99%); R2 = 0.646.

Botet et al.

Botet et al. BMC Pediatrics 2012 12:63   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-63

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