Table 1

Outcome measurements for all infants born with a gestational age between 24+0 and 26+6 weeks between 2011 and 2017, compared with infants born between 2007 and 2009.

24 weeks 25 weeks 26 weeks Total cohort
2007–20092011–2017P value2007–20092011–2017P value2007–20092011– 2017P value2007–20092011–2017P value
n=406n=1013n=442n=999n=522n=1300n=1370n=3312
Live born255 (62.8)697 (68.8)0.035*328 (74.2)757 (75.8)0.569405 (77.6)1115 (85.8)<0.001*988 (72.1)2569 (77.6)<0.001*
Admitted to NICU69 (27.1)480 (68.9)<0.001*264 (80.5)625 (82.6)0.465361 (89.1)1016 (91.1)0.283694 (70.2)2121 (82.6)<0.001*
Survival (% admissions)32 (46.4)240 (50.0)0.664181 (68.6)445 (71.2)0.479278 (77.0)833 (82.0)0.053491 (70.7)1518 (71.6)0.714
Survival (% live born)32 (12.5)240 (34.4)<0.001*181 (55.2)445 (58.8)0.300278 (68.6)833 (74.7)0.024*491 (49.7)1518 (59.1)<0.001*
  • *Significant at a 0.05 level.

  • NICU, neonatal intensive care unit.