International Journal of Otolaryngology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Recovery of Abnormal ABR in Neonates and Infants at Risk of Hearing Loss

Table 1

Characteristics of patients in relation to the improvement of ABRs in follow-up measurements.

ABR value
Improvement No improvement

Sex (m/f)27/1835/270.84
Gestational age (weeks)0.14
Corrected at first ABR (weeks)0.001
Chronological age at first ABR (days)0.010
Ototoxic medication (yes/no)17/2826/360.66
Birth weight (gr)0.97
Exchange transfusions (yes/no)7/3812/500.79
Severe birth asphyxia (yes/no)18/2720/420.41
OAE (yes/no)20/129/280.001

Corrected age = chronological age reduced by the number of weeks born before 40 weeks of gestation.

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