Table 1

Perinatal characteristics of RDS and CLD infants

RDS group (n=11)CLD group (n=17)P value
Birthweight (g)1039  (595-2365)709  (530-1766)0.0044
Gestational age (weeks)27  (26-33)25  (24-30)0.0007
Male49NS
Female78
Prenatal steroid7 (64)11 (65)NS
PROM5 (45)4 (23)NS
Delivery
 Caesarean68NS
 Vaginal59
  • Values are shown as number (%); PROM denotes prolonged rupture of membranes.