Table 3

Secondary outcome data

Conventional n=193 Trigger n=193 Odds ratio (95% CI)
Death before 28 days (%)7  (3.6)15  (7.8)0.45 (0.15–1.20)
Death before 36 weeks (%)8 (4.1)15 (7.8)0.51 (0.18–1.33)
Pneumothorax (%)21 (11)20 (10)1.06 (0.52–2.13)
IVH total population
 Grade III (%)13 (7)11 (6)1.19 (0.48–3.03)
 Grade III IVH/death (%)20 (10)22 (11)0.90 (0.48–1.80)
IVH survivors
 Grade III (%)12 (6)7 (4)1.69 (0.60–5.20)
Cystic PVL survivors (%)12 (6)8 (5)1.47 (0.54–4.26)
Shunt insertion survivors (%)11 (6)5 (3)2.19 (0.68–8.19)
  • IVH = intraventricular haemorrhage; PVL = periventricular leucomalacia;