Table 2

‚ÄÉNumber of infants extubated in the days after delivery, with the predicitive probability that extubation will be followed by establishment of nasal continuous positive airway pressure

DayExtubation attemptedSuccessful extubationSurviving infants on nCPAPPredictive probability of successful extubation95% confidence limits for predictive probability
Values in parentheses are percentages.
121/53 (40)14 (66)14/49 (29)6646% to 86%
215/35 (43)12 (80)26/49 (53)8060% to 99%
37/24 (29)5 (71)29/48 (60)Numbers insufficient
76/17 (35)4 (67)30/43 (70)Numbers insufficient