Table 3

PaO2 values in 1-hour periods when FiO2 was >21%
GA 23 − 28 GA 29 − 37 GA 38 − 41 GA > 41 Total count
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) N (%)
No. of low PaO2 values (Prem. < 6, full term < 8 kPa) 57 (24) 50 (31) 71 (60) 30 (33) 208 (34)a
No. of normal PaO2 values (Prem. 6–10, full term 8–10.7 kPa) 170 (71) 91 (57) 24 (20) 29 (32) 314 (52)
No. of high PaO2 values (Prem. > 10, full term >10.7 kPa) 12 (5) 19 (12) 24 (20) 32 (35) 87 (14)b
Total count 239 (100) 160 (100) 119 (100) 91 (100) 609 (100)

Obtained in 93 patients.

aData from newborns with circulatory problems were included in the count of low PaO2 values.

bOf the high PaO2 values, 28 (32%) were >14.6 kPa.

Solberg et al.

Solberg et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:126   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-126

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