Table 1

Characteristics of study participants (n=28)

GA at deliveryN (% total)Vaginal/caesarean deliveryPPROM >24 h (%)Intubated for transfer to NICUSurfactant in DR
23+0 to 23+61 (4)1/00 (0)11
24+0 to 24+63 (11)2/11 (33)22
25+0 to 25+66 (18.5)2/40 (0)01
26+0 to 26+65 (18.5)2/32 (40)00
27+0 to 27+65 (18.5)2/30 (0)00
28+0 to 28+65 (18.5)1/41 (20)00
29+0 to 29+63 (11)1/21 (33)00
Mean GA 26+528 (100)11 (39%)/17 (61%)5 (18)3 (11%)4 (14%)
  • DR, delivery room; GA, gestational age; NICU, neonatal intensive care unit; PPROM, preterm prelabour rupture of membranes.