Table 1

Characteristics of the eligible infants included in the study (N=463)
Age at hospitalization - months
  Mean (SD) 3.3 (2.7)
  Median (Q1 – Q3) 2.5 (1.3 – 5.0)
  Min – Max 0.3 – 12.0
Sex – Male n (%) 254 (54.9)
Siblings – n (%)
  0 120 (25.9)
  1 203 (43.8)
  2 89 (19.2)
  3 or more 43 (9.3)
Child from multiple pregnancy - n (%) 36 (7.8)
Premature - n (%) 131 (28.3)
Congenital heart disease - n (%) 28 (6.0)
APGAR score (N=420)
  Mean (SD) 9.2 (1.8)
  Median (Q1 – Q3) 10.0 (9.0 – 10.0)
  Min – Max 0.0 – 10.0

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