Table 1

Updated systematic review results (Pediatrics 2010)

Outcome

RRa(95% CI)

P value

NNTb (95% CIc )


NEC

0.35 (0.23 to 0.55)

0.00001

25 (17 to 34)

Mortality

0.42 (0.29 to 0.62)

0.00001

20 (14 to 34)

Sepsis

0.98 (0.81 to 1.18)

0.80

N/Ad


aRelative risk.

bConfidence interval.

cNumbers needed to treat.

dNot available.

Deshpande et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:92   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-92

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