Table 2: Probabilities of long-term, adverse neonatal outcomes.

Adverse eventBaseline risk 
without steroids
Risk 34–36 weeks 
with steroids

Chronic respiratory
disease
0.07 [14] 
(0.03–0.14)
0.0602 [2, 14] 
(0.0258–0.1204)
Death in childhood0.00642 [15] 
(0.0059–0.0069)
0.0043656 [2, 15] 
(0.004012–0.004692)
Neurodevelopmental
delay in childhood
0.00246 [16] 
(0.0022–0.0028)
0.0015744 [2, 16] 
(0.001408–0.001792)