Table 3

Other outcome variables3-150

CharacteristicIndomethacin (n=20)Ibuprofen (n=20)Difference
Deaths (%)3 (15)1 (5)2 (10)
Sepsis (%)4 (20)5 (25)−1 (−5)
Necrotising enterocolitis (%)1 (5)1 (5)0
Age to regain birthweight (day)20.2±1.916.1±1.74.1±1.6
Retinopathy of prematurity (%)1 (5)0 (0)1 (5)
  • 3-150 Values expressed as mean (SE) or numbers (%).

  • No significant differences were observed for any item.