Table 2

Outcomes of infants randomised to lower iodine versus higher iodine formula

Outcome Lower iodine Higher iodine
Days ventilated1 (0–72)1 (0–72)
Days increased Fio 2 5.5 (0–108)3 (0–112)
Receiving oxygen at 36/402416
Days intravenous fluid12 (1–30)11 (1–56)
Received breast milk2632
Intraventricular haemorrhage grade III–IV20
Cystic periventricular leucomalacia21
In patient stay (days)42.5 (14–108)43 (14–106)
  • Values are numbers or median (range). No significant intergroup differences were observed.