Table 2 The cumulative event rate of all bradycardias and desaturation events per hour of artifact-free recording time (nā€Š=ā€Š16)
DeviceMedianMinFirst quartileThird quartileMaxp Value*
Variable flow NCPAP2.
NIPPV/variable flow NCPAP4.
Conventional NCPAP/underwater bubble system5.
NIPPV/conventional ventilator6.
  • Max, maximum; Min, minimum; NCPAP, nasal continuous positive airway pressure; NIPPV, nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation.

  • *p Value for the comparison with the conventional ventilator as reference.