Table 4

The total number of days of ventilation or CPAP for babies who died before discharge by gestational age and year group, with percentage of the total number of days ventilation or CPAP for all babies of that gestational age admitted to neonatal care

Gestational age (completed weeks)
Birth Year22 n (%)23 n (%)24 n (%)25 n (%)Total n (%)
Ventilation
1991-199532
100%
417
83.4%
695
35.4%
814
30.4%
1958
37.5%
1996-200037
100%
306
41.2%
572
30.8%
615
22.8%
1530
28.7%
2001-20053
100%
445
54.9%
1055
33.0%
1061
28.7%
2564
33.3%
2006-201076
100%
1135
61.6%
1251
40.2%
1042
24.8%
3504
38.2%
Total148
100%
2303
58.3%
3573
35.5%
3532
26.6%
9556
34.8%
p Value: test for trend CPAP -0.56<0.0010.020.004
1991-19950
0%
2
25%
125
34.4%
63
17.8%
190
26.2%
1996-20000
0%
1
0.6%
128
10.2%
67
4.0%
196
6.3%
2001-20050
0%
41
9.1%
144
6.1%
447
10.4%
632
8.8%
2006-20103
100%
231
27.3%
322
12.5%
349
6.2%
905
10.0%
Total3
100%
275
17.7%
719
11.0%
926
7.7%
1923
9.6%
p Value: test for trend-<0.001<0.001<0.0010.009
  • CPAP, continuous positive airway pressure.