Table 1

VariableControl ( )RDS ( )

SEX (male : female)8 : 98 : 7
Birth GA (wks)31.5 (1.4)29.6 (1.3)
Birth weight (gms)1518.7 (318.6)1317.0 (480.8)
PMA (wks)
 Session 133.56 (1.7)34.69 (1.9)
 Session 234.66 (1.6)35.41 (1.8)
 Mean34.11 (1.7)35.05 (1.9)
% Oral feed
 Session 113.2 (4.0)1.73 (6.4)
 Session 234.47 (9.5)6.00 (10.1)
 Mean22.46 (6.8)3.87 (8.6)
O2 history (days)
 VENT0.00 (0.0)5.73 (8.1)
 CPAP0.71 (1.1)8.40 (8.6)
 Cannula0.65 (1.3)20.07 (18.9)
 Total1.35 (1.7)34.20 (28.6)